In the Cape Verde Islands, ? – 20th century, a unit of liquid capacity, approximately 0.7 liters.
United Nations, 1966.
In Brazil , 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.”
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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