plural -s
: any of various old French units of length for cloth corresponding to the English ell: such as
: a Paris unit equal to 46.79 inches
: a unit used in Belgium and Switzerland and equal to 47.24 inches

Word History


French, from Old French aulne

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“Aune.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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