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Dictionary of units of measurement. 2015.

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  • Covīdo — (Cobid, Maß), Längenmaß in Indien, so in Amboina = 0,46 Metre in Calicut, Georgetown, Ajeng u. Madras = 0,45719 Metre, in Hyderabad = 0,89745 Metre, in Malacca = 0,45854 Metre …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • covado —    , covido    Portuguese and Arabic names, respectively, for the cubit (see below). The Portuguese covado is equal to 3 palmos (66 centimeters, or 20.12 inches), while the Arabic covido is about 48 centimeters or 19 inches …   Dictionary of units of measurement

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