Definition of aune
: 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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