modius definition

  • noun:
    • A dry measure, containing about a peck.
    • A dry measure, containing about a peck.
    • A Roman dry measure, 1 / 3 of the amphora, containing about 8½ liters or 550 cubic ins, and so add up to almost 2 English gallons.
    • In traditional art, a head-dress of large cylindrical type, nearing compared to modius, the way of measuring capacity (see def. 1), worn typically by certain divinities. See slashed on after page.

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