In the French colonies in India, 19ᵗʰ century, a unit of count for areca nuts, = 2,000 nuts. These are often called betel nuts.

Notices Statistiques sur les Colonies Francaises.
Troisieme Partie. ètablissements Français de L'Inde. — Sènègal et Dèpendances.
Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1839.
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