Laban vs Caban - What's the difference?

laban | caban |


As nouns the difference between laban and caban

is that laban is (uncommon) while caban is (philippines) a grain measure equal to 347 cubic feet, used in the philippine islands.

laban

English

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • The brother of Rebekah and uncle of Jacob and Esau.
  • * 1611 , 25:20
  • And Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebekah to wife, the daughter of Bethuel the Syrian of Padan-aram, the sister to Laban the Syrian.
  • of biblical origin.
  • Anagrams

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    caban

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (Philippines) A grain measure equal to 3.47 cubic feet, used in the Philippine Islands.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1916, author=Fedor Jagor; Tomas de Comyn; Chas. Wilkes; Rudolf Virchow., title=The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=After a good harvest the caban fetches four reales; but just before the harvest the price rises to one dollar, and often much higher. }}
  • *{{quote-book, year=1906, author=John Foreman, title=The Philippine Islands, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Eusebio Mazorca further states: [105]--"The Governor receives payment of the tribute in rice-paddy, which he credits to the native at two reales in silver per caban . }}

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