An Arabic word which gave rise to numerous units, from Spain to India. Compare caffiso, cafiz


In Iran globe icon, ? – 20ᵗʰ ¹ century, a unit of area, = 100 square meters (0.027 acre).

1. United Nations, 1966.

X A map showing the location of Iran.

Where is Iran?


In India, ? – 19ᵗʰ century, a unit of mass and a unit of land area.

Ḳafíz, A[rabic]. () a measure containing about 64 lbs., a measure of space, a square of about 124 cubits.

H. H. Wilson, 1855, page 247.


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