pan [French]

1

In France, a unit of length belonging to the palm family. It was often used as a synonym for the palme, and the palme for it.

Locale Equivalents Length,
millimeters
St. Affrique   250.5875
Aix in Provence = 8 menus 248.5750
Alais = 8 menus 248.1412
department of
Basses-Alpes
  248.33125
department of
Hautes-Alpes
ordinaire 243.8250
delphinal 250.0875
Apt = 9 pouces = 108 lignes 249.1250
Arles = 8 menus 255.9000
Aubenes   248.6250
Auch   225.5829
Avignon = 9 pouces = 108 lignes 247.8750
Beaucaire = 8 menus 246.0000
Cahors   250.4000
Carcassone   225.0875
Carpentras = 9 pouces = 108 lignes 246.5000
old French province
of Dauphiné
= ⅛ canne delphinale
departments de l'Isére, de la Drôme 255.7625
department des Hautes-Alpes 250.0875
Digne   248.33125
Embrun   250.0875
Espalion   250.5875
Foix = 8 pouces = 64 lignes 219.2000
St. Girons = 8 pouces = 64 lignes 225.0750
Grasse   249.2500
Marseille = 8 menus = 9 pouces = 96 lignes 251.5875
Milhau   248.3375
Montauban   230.0946
Montpellier   248.4250
Nice = ⅛ canne = 12 onces 262.0000
= ⅛ canne de France 250.0000
Nismes = 8 menus 247.0000
Pamiers   220.0750
Pau Also called an empan 232.1000
Perpignan   248.4875
Rodez   248.0500
Tarascon = 9 pouces = 108 lignes 246.5750
Toulon   248.7500
Toulouse = 8 pouces = 64 lignes = 512 points.
Also called an empan.
224.5000
Uzés = 8 menus 247.0000
Vérac   230.0946
Villefranche   250.5875

2

In northern Chalatenango province, Guatemala, 16th century, a unit of mass used for fish, in Texutla = 25 libra, in Citala, 37½ libra.

Dan Stanislawski.
Guatemala Villages of the 16th Century.
http://libro.uca.edu/

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