ochava [Spanish]

Compare ochavo.


In Spain, a unit of mass = ⅛ once = ¹⁄₁₂₈ libra, about 3.6 grams.


In Mexico, at least as early as the 19ᵗʰ – 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of mass, approximately 3.594 grams (approximately 55.5 grains). link to a table showing relationships between Spanish units of mass From the earlier Spanish unit.

United Nations, 1966.

Galván Riviera, 1844. Excerpt in Spanish with English translation.

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