frasoulla

In Ethiopia, ? – 20ᵗʰ century¹, a unit of mass, = 17 kilograms (approximately 37.48 pounds av.). Also spelled farasula.

For its origin, see frasila.

Guillaume and Volet (1926) reported the magnitude varied with the commodity:

ivory about 13.478 kilograms
coffee about 16.85 kilograms
rubber about 17.972 kilograms

1. United Nations, 1966.

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