Definition of kilogram noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(British English also kilogramme) noun
BrE BrE//ˈkɪləɡræm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɪləɡræm//
(also kilo) (abbreviation kg)
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a unit for measuring weight; 1 000 grams 2 kilograms of rice Flour is sold by the kilogram. Word Originlate 18th cent.: from French kilogramme (see kilo-, gram).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: kilogram