Convert palm (U.S.) to cubit (Egyptian Royal)
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Definition and details for palm (U.S.):
Palm (U.S.) is a traditional unit of length equal to the length of a person's hand, from wrist to the end of the middle finger. This kind of palm definition was common in the U.S. during 19th century. One palm was equal to 9 inches or 22.86cm and it was comparable to span.
Definition and details for cubit (Egyptian Royal):
Egyptian Royal cubit (mahe) exists at least from around 2,700 B.C. This unit is defined as the length of a man's forearm from his elbow to the tip of his middle finger. The Egyptian royal cubit was 523 to 525 mm long. Our converter uses the average 524 mm.