pignatta, pignattolo, pignatto

Various units of liquid capacity used for oil in the Mediterranean.

pignatta

In Naples, 19th century, a measure of liquid capacity, ¹⁄₃₂₀ of a salma of oil, about 0.506 liter. In Bari, 0.517 liter.

Doursther (1840).

pignattolo

In Calabria, 19th century, a measure of liquid capacity, ¹⁄₃₀₀ of a salma of oil, about 1.016 liters.

Doursther (1840).

pignatto

In Gallipoli, 19th century, a measure of liquid capacity, ¹⁄₃₂₀ of a salma of oil, about 0.484 liter.

Doursther (1840).

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