nokhod [Farsi]

In Persia and later Iran opens map showing location of Iran, a unit of mass, 1/24 mitgal, in the 20ᵗʰ century approximately 193.3 milligrams.¹ Before the 15ᵗʰ century, about 0.18 gram, thereafter 0.195 g. In Iran, the metrication law of 31 May 1926 fixed it at 100 milligrams = 1/100 of a derham.

Also romanized as nohod and nokhud. Its name comes from the word for pea.

1. United Nations, 1966.

World map showing the location of Iran, east of the Persian Gulf, south of the Caspian (or Arabian) Sea, and west of Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Where is Iran?

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