The tierçon, which means a third, was originally a third of a muid.
In Mauritius, 20th century, a unit of capacity, approximately 191 liters.
United Nations, 1966.
In France, a unit of liquid capacity for wine, about 150.80 liters in Bordeaux. In Languedoc, about 228 liters.
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