In much of Italy, ? – 19ᵗʰ century, a unit of liquid capacity, varying in value:
In Venice, ¼ of a bozza, approximately 675 milliliters.
In Florence, Livorno, and Pisa, ¼ of a boccale, about 261.1 milliliters for oil, about 284.8 mL for wine.
In Rome, ¼ of a foglietta, about 113.9 milliliters for wine, about 128.5 mL for oil.
A unit of liquid capacity in the Ionian islands:
In Ithaca, Corfu and Paxos, ¹⁄₁₂₈ of a barile, about 532.4 milliliters.
In Zákinthos, ¹⁄₁₂₀ of a barile, about 556 milliliters.
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