A unit of liquid measure that is equal to 0.9 US pint (0.43 liter).
(scot.) A unit of liquid measure equal to a little less than a pint.
Origin of mutchkin
- Middle English muchekyn from Middle Dutch mudseken diminutive of mutse a kind of measure from Latin modius grain measure med- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition