In West Africa, 19ᵗʰ – 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of mass, ⅛ benda, approximately 8 grams. Also called eusanno or uzan. link to a chart showing relationships between West African gold mass units

Doursther (1840); ICT (1926); Bruno Kisch, page 239.

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