noun, plural fa·ne·gas [fuh-ney-guh z; Spanish fah-ne-gahs] /fəˈneɪ gəz; Spanish fɑˈnɛ gɑs/.
Origin of fanega
Examples from the Web for fanegas
He had this year sown, and altogether by Indian labor, three hundred fanegas of wheat.The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California|Brevet Col. J.C. Fremont
The maize that lay in the other town was brought there, and when together the quantity was estimated to be six thousand fanegas.Original Narratives of Early American History|Vaca and Others
Ten years later 11,000 fanegas of all kinds of grain were gathered as a crop.
The wheat harvest gave two thousand bushels, but corn and beans were failures and barley only gave a hundred and twenty fanegas.
Measuring by fanegas was then still in vogue in Mexico; a fanega equals about sixty-four kilograms.Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2)|Carl Lumholtz