In the Greek islands of Corfu and Paxos, a unit of mass used for salt. According to Kisch (1965, p. 251), about 995.1 grams, but according to Doursther = 70 peso grosso, about 33.4 kilograms.
Probably derived from the Italian mezzetta.
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