manojo [Spanish]

In Spanish, literally, “handful”.

1

In the province of Tachira in Venezuela A map showing the location of Venezuela., 20th century, = 250 grams.

United Nations, 1966.

2

In Bolivia, ? – 20th century, in the town of Entra Rios in the department of Tarija, a unit of mass used for tobacco, = 250 grams.

[Bolivia] Ministerio de Agricultura, Ganaderia y Colonizacion. Dirección General de Economia Rural.
Resumen General de Medidas típicas de la República de Bolivia.
Corrected and revised by the Departamento de Muestreos y Padrones.
[La Paz]: Departamento de Muestreos y Padrones, 1956.

Page 42. (Page numbering is not continuous.)

3

In Nicaragua, a unit of capacity used for firewood.

A 2011 survey of 70 physics departments throughout the country reported the manojo in use for firewood in Managua at 1 manojo = 4 rajas, while 1 manojo = 3 rajas in Granada and Carazo.¹

1. Heberto José Linarte Cardoza.
Uso de la Ley de Metrología en Nicaragua.
Paper presented at III Congreso Nacional de Educación, UNAN-Managua, 2012.

Pages 10-11.

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