Congius meaning

kŏn'jē-əs
A gallon.
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An ancient Roman measure for liquids, equal to about seven eighths of a US gallon (3.3 liters).
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An ancient Roman unit of liquid measure equal to a little less than seven pints.
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A gallon.
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An ancient Roman measure for liquids, equal to about seven eighths of a US gallon (3.3 liters).
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An ancient Roman liquid measure, being six sextarii or one eighth of an amphora; also used as a weight measure during the reign of Vespasian, being the weight of that volume of water.
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Origin of congius

  • Middle English a liquid measure from Latin from Greek konkhion diminutive of konkhē, konkhos shellful
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition