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Hemina

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Hemina (Med) A measure equal to about ten fluid ounces.
    • Hemina (Rom. Antiq) A measure of half a sextary.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hemina An ancient Roman and Greek measure, equivalent to the cotyle. It contained .271 liters, or .572 United States pints.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., fr. Gr.

Usage

In literature:

The fragment of Cassius Hemina is quoted in Pliny, sec.
"The Religious Experience of the Roman People" by W. Warde Fowler
L. CASSIUS HEMINA (about 146), in the fourth book of his Annals, wrote on the Second Punic War.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2" by Various
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