cubit

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin cubitum (elbow, cubit).

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Noun[edit]

cubit (plural cubits)

  1. A unit of linear measure, no longer in use, originally equal to the length of the forearm.
  2. (anatomy) The ulna.

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  • ell - a unit of 45 inches.

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *-bit, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *-bit, from Proto-Austronesian *-bit.

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Verb[edit]

cubit (Jawi spelling چوبيت, used in the form mencubit)

  1. to pinch (to squeeze a small amount of skin)