dharan [Marathi]

See also dharana.

In India, ? – 19ᵗʰ century, a unit of mass = 24 gunja seeds.

Dharaṇ, Mar. (, from the S. , holding, confining) A dam, a bank across a river : a weight of twenty-four gunja seeds : a sum of nine anas.

H. H. Wilson, 1855, page 137.

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