Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An ancient Roman unit of measure for liquids.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a quadrant; also, included in the fourth part of a circle.
  • n. A cubical vessel containing a Roman cubic foot, each side being a Roman square foot; -- used as a measure.
  • n. A cube.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to a quadrant; included in the fourth part of a circle: as, a quadrantal space.
  • Pertaining to the quadrans; of the value of a quadrans.
  • Square.
  • n. A liquid measure used by the Romans, equivalent to the amphora.
  • n. A cube.

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