tun: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (tun), [key]
— n., v., tunned, tun•ning.
  1. a large cask for holding liquids, esp. wine, ale, or beer.
  2. a measure of liquid capacity, usually equivalent to 252 wine gallons.
  1. to put into or store in a tun or tuns.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Tunisia.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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