Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A measure of half a sextary.
  • n. A measure equal to about ten fluid ounces.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A measure of half a sextary.
  • n. A measure equal to about ten fluid ounces.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An ancient Roman and Greek measure, equivalent to the cotyle. It contained .271 liters, or .572 United States pints.

Etymologies

Latin, from Ancient Greek. (Wiktionary)

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