In Persia and later 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.
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