latta

In India, ? – 19th century,

Laṭṭá, incorrectly, Luṭṭha, () A measuring-rod or pole : a bíghá is a square of 20 Laṭṭás : in the survey of the north-west provinces the measuring chain is divided into 10 Laṭṭás, and each Laṭṭá into 10 links.

H. H. Wilson, 1855, page 310.

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