Definition of pood in US English:

pood

(also pud)

noun

  • A Russian unit of weight, equal to 40 funt (Russian pounds) and equivalent to 16.4 kg (36 lb) approx.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Richard Hakluyt (?1552–1616), geographer. From Old Russian pud″, probably from Old Icelandic pund unit of weight, or perhaps from German regional (Low German) pund unit of weight.

Pronunciation

pood

/puːd/