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Noun congius has 1 sense
  1. gallon, Imperial gallon, congius - a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 quarts or 4.545 liters
    --1 is a kind of British capacity unit, Imperial capacity unit
    --1 is a part of bushel; barrel, bbl; firkin
    --1 has parts: quart

Definitions from the Web


Noun (singular):

A congial unit of liquid measure used in ancient Rome, equal to about 6.7 pints.

Sample Sentence:

Jason poured a congius of water into the large jug.

Noun (plural):

A unit of capacity used in ancient Rome, equal to about 48 sextarii or 6 congii.

Sample Sentence:

The merchant's shop required many congius of olive oil to meet the high demand.

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