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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