In India, ? – 19th century,
Vísa, Karn. ( ), Vísamu, or Vísam, corruptly, Vissum, Veesum, Tel. ( ), Vísam, Tam. ( ) The sixteenth part or fraction of any thing : a weight of gold equal to one grain of rice-corn : a measure of land equal nearly to two acres ; a share, a portion.
H. H. Wilson, 1855, page 549.
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