aune

noun \ˈōn\

Definition of aune

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of aune

French, from Old French aulne — more at alnage


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