from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A unit of volume or capacity in the apothecary system, equal to 1/8 of a fluid ounce (3.70 milliliters).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See under Fluid.
- n. a measure of capacity equal to one eighth of a fluid ounce.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a unit of capacity or volume in the apothecary system equal to one eighth of a fluid ounce
- n. a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 60 minims or 3.5516 cubic centimeters
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