cacaxtle [Spanish-influenced Nahuatl]

In the Mexican state of Jalisco, ? – 20th century, a pre-metric unit of mass. Used for fruit in Bolaños, about 25 kilograms = ½ carga. In Magdalena, 55 kg of brown sugar.

Estados Unidos Mexicanos. Secretaria de la Economia Nacional, Direccion General de Estadistica.
Medidas Regionales. Censo Agricola Ganadero de 1930.
Mexico D.F.: 1933.

Pages 69 and 72.

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