In Benin, 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of dry capacity. Sellers sometimes give an extra amount, called the brassée. The ayewa is 3.2 liters without brassée; with one brassée, 3.85 liters; with 2 brassées, 4.25 liters.

Republic of Benin, Ministere de L'Agriculture de L'Elevage et de la Peche.
Bio Sourokou, presenter.
Diffusion des informations commerciales. Experience du PROMIC.
July 2006.

Access at www.fidafrique.net/IMG/pdf/PROMIC_Diffusion_informations_commerciales.pdf Retrieved 30 December 2007.

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