boccale

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In Italy, ? – 19th century, a unit of liquid capacity, varying by locality, in the range 0.6 to 2.1 liters. Also spelled bocale. Plural, boccali.

Locality Definition Size
in liters
Alessandria della paglia
(in Piedmont)
  0.685
Ancona = ¹⁄₂₄ barile 1.79
Belluno = ¹⁄₄₀ mastello 1.868
Bologna = ¹⁄₆₀ corba 1.230
Brescia   0.689
Corsica = ¹⁄₁₀₈ barile 1.296
Ferrari = ¹⁄₄₀ mastello 1.385
Florence = ½ fiasco of wine link to a table showing relationships between units of liquid capacity in Florence 1.139
= ½ fiasco of oil link to a table showing relationships between units of liquid capacity in Florence 1.045
Livorno for wine, = ½ fiasco 1.139
for oil, = ½ fiasco 1.045
Milan   0.787
Modena = ¹⁄₄₀ barile 1.041
Rome for wine, = ¹⁄₃₂ barile 1.823
for oil, = ¹⁄₂₈ barile 2.053
Treviso rural, = ¹⁄₃ conzo 2.167
urban, = ¹⁄₄₈ conzo 1.625
Trieste = ¹⁄₄₀ orna 1.415
(older measure)
= ¹⁄₃₆ orna or barile
1.824
Turin   0.685
Udine = ¹⁄₆₄ conzo 1.239
Venice = ¹⁄₆₄ mastello link to a table showing relationships between units of liquid capacity in Venice 1.012

2

In Fiume, Croatia, a unit of liquid capacity, = ¹⁄₃₂ orna, about 1.684 liters.

3

In the Swiss canton of Ticino, a unit of liquid capacity, about 0.671 liters.

4

In Greece,

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