\ ˈōn \
plural -s

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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History and Etymology for aune

French, from Old French aulne

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“Aune.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 22 January 2020.

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