A unit of capacity in Central America:


In El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of capacity, approximately 16.6 liters (about 15.07 U.S. dry quarts)

United Nations, 1966.


In Costa Rica, = 17.00 liters, according to the UN report. The 1885 report describes it as 16.66 liters, about 15.07 U.S. dry quarts. In the mid-20ᵗʰ century, it was being used for beans.

United Nations, 1966.

[Costa Rica. Ministerio de formento.]
Medidas y pesas del sistema métrico, y tablas de equivalencia con las antiguas.
San José de Costa Rica: Imprenta nacional, 1885.

Technical Factors..., 1972, page 136.

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