Buddam (unit)

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For the village in Andhra Pradesh, India, see Buddham.

A buddam (also known as a chow) is an obsolete unit of mass used in the pearl trade in Mumbai (formerly Bombay) in the 19th century. A buddam equalled 1/1600 chow, or 1/16 docra.

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"Buddam". Sizes, grades, units, scales, calendars, chronologies. Retrieved 2007-02-20.