aune

[ohn]
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noun

an old French unit of measure for fabrics, equivalent to about 47 inches (119 cm).

Nearby words

  1. aum,
  2. aum shinrikyo,
  3. aumbry,
  4. aumf,
  5. aumildar,
  6. aung san suu kyi,
  7. aunis,
  8. aunt,
  9. aunt jemima,
  10. aunt sally

Origin of aune

1700–10; < French; Old French aulne < Frankish *alina (cognate with Old High German elina, Old English eln). See ell2

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