metric carat

metric carat

[′me·trik ‚kar·ət]
(lapidary)
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Carat - Diamonds are weighed on a scale of metric carats, abbreviated as ct.
Weighing 726 metric carats in the rough, the Jonker is the third largest South African rough, and the world's seventh largest diamond on record.
Carat weight: Diamonds are weighed in metric carats.