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aune

[ ohn ]
/ oʊn /
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noun
an old French unit of measure for fabrics, equivalent to about 47 inches (119 centimeters).
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Origin of aune

First recorded in 1700–10; from French; Old French aulne, from unattested Frankish alina (cognate with Old High German elina, Old English eln ); see ell2
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