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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arroba  \Ar*ro"ba\,  n.  [Sp.  and  Pg.,  from  Ar  arrub  ar-rubu,  a 
  fourth  part.] 
  1.  A  Spanish  weight  used  in  Mexico  and  South  America  =  25.36 
  lbs.  avoir.;  also  an  old  Portuguese  weight,  used  in 
  Brazil  =  32.38  lbs.  avoir. 
 
  2.  A  Spanish  liquid  measure  for  wine  =  3.54  imp.  gallons,  and 
  for  oil  =  2.78  imp.  gallons. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  arroba 
  n  1:  a  unit  of  weight  used  in  some  Spanish  speaking  countries 
  2:  a  liquid  measure  (with  different  values)  used  in  some 
  Spanish  speaking  countries 




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