An Arabic word which gave rise to numerous units, from Spain to India. Compare caffiso, cafiz
Where is Iran?
In Iran , ? – 20th ¹ century, a unit of area, = 100 square meters (0.027 acre).
1. United Nations, 1966.
In India, ? – 19th century, a unit of mass and a unit of land area.
Ḳafíz, A[rabic]. () a measure containing about 64 lbs., a measure of space, a square of about 124 cubits.
H. H. Wilson, 1855, page 247.
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