aune

[ ohn ]
/ oʊn /

noun

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

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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