a small amount; bit
Origin of modicumLate Middle English ; from L, neuter of modicus, moderate ; from modus: see mode
A small amount of something: “England still expects a modicum of eccentricity in its artists” (Ian Jack).
Origin of modicumMiddle English, from Latin, from neuter of modicus, moderate, from modus, measure; see med- in Indo-European roots.
From the Latin modicum (“a little").
modicum - Computer Definition
A small amount.