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.