Definition of Cassabas
1. cassaba [n] - See also: cassaba
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cassabas
Literary usage of Cassabas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Weights, Measures, and Money, of All Nations (1888)
"600 cassabas " 1 mili, = 1.148 miles, or 1.847 kilometres. 8 mili " 1 farsakh or league. ... square cassabas, and is divided into 24 ..."
2. How Plants are Trained to Work for Man by Luther Burbank (1921)
"cassabas are longish oval muskmelons, often with red and green stripes. Their chief demerit is their generally variable quality, some specimens being ..."
3. Das Staatsarchiv by Institut für Auswärtige Politik (Germany), Germany Auswärtiges Amt (1896)
"In former times, when it was desired to exact an excessive tax from a district, fraudulent measuring rods (cassabas) were furnished to the employes. ..."
4. Reconnoissance Soil Survey of the Middle San Joaquin Valley, California by L. C. Holmes, United States Bureau of Soils (1919)
"Watermelons, cantaloupes, cassabas, and Persian melons are produced. This industry is largely in the hands of Armenians. The prices received fluctuate ..."