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Noun: quintal  kwin-t(u)l
  1. A unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms
     
  2. A United States unit of weight equivalent to 100 pounds
    - hundredweight, cwt, short hundredweight, centner, cental

Derived forms: quintals

Type of: avoirdupois unit, metric weight unit, weight unit

Part of: metric ton, MT, net ton, short ton, t, ton, tonne

Encyclopedia: Quintal, Haute-Savoie