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In India, ? – 19ᵗʰ century,

Eddangalli, or Yeddangali, (for, in the languages of the South, and in Malayalim and Tamil especially, an initial e is very commonly pronounced as if preceded by an initial y) (?) Mal[ayalim]. A dry or grain measure, the measure most in use in Malabar : a cylindrical measure, 2 5/8 in. high, 6½ in. diameter, or 85 cubic inches : it ought to contain 57,600 grains of kalama-nella, a kind of rice.

H. H. Wilson, 1855, page 152.

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