In the Cape Verde Islands, ? – 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of liquid capacity, approximately 0.7 liters.

United Nations, 1966.


In Brazil globe icon., a unit of liquid capacity, about 0.666 liter (about 0.794 U.S. liquid quarts). Also reported at 0.704 U.S. liquid quarts.


A unit of liquid capacity “throughout New Spain,” “for wine … about twenty liters.” Compare garrafa.

Manuel Carrera Stampa.
The evolution of weights and measures in New Spain.
The Hispanic American Historical Review, vol. 29, no. 1, pages 2 - 24 (February 1949).

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