Definition of aune in English:

aune

Pronunciation /əʊn/

noun

historical
  • In France and French-speaking countries: a measure of length used chiefly for textiles, varying locally and according to the textile, but typically in the range 55-195 centimetres (approx. 1.8-6.4 feet).

    The aune usuelle, established in France in 1812, was given the value of 120 centimetres (approx. 3.9 feet).

Origin

Late 15th century. From Anglo-Norman and Middle French, French aune.