# Definition:Troy/Pound

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## Definition

The troy pound is a troy unit of mass.

 $\ds$  $\ds 1$ troy pound $\ds$ $=$ $\ds 12$ troy ounces $\ds$ $=$ $\ds 5 \, 760$ grains $\ds$ $=$ $\ds 1$ apothecaries' pound $\ds$ $\approx$ $\ds 373 \cdotp 24$ grams

## Historical Note

The troy pound is no longer in legal use.

It is seen that a troy pound is the same size as the apothecaries' pound.