In India, ? – 19ᵗʰ century, a unit of capacity used for grain,
Dhoka, H[indi]. () A grain measure, equal to five dabíás of the khárif crop. Ten dhokas make a bojh, or load.
H. H. Wilson, 1855, page 139.
“Kharif” is not a species. The “kharif crop” consists of plants grown during the monsoon season in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. It includes rice, corn, sorghum, millet, beans, peanuts, even cotton.
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