ankare [Swedish]

See also anker.

In Sweden, 17ᵗʰ – 19ᵗʰ centuries (legally between 1655 and 1855), a unit of liquid capacity used for wine, arrack, rum, beer, vinegar and oil, = 15 kannor, about 39.255 liters. opens a new page containing a chart that shows relationships between this unit and other units in its system It belongs to the anker family of units. Sometimes used for dry commodities such as salt.

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