Definition of Heminae. Meaning of Heminae. Synonyms of Heminae

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Definition of Heminae

Hemina He*mi"na, n.; pl. Hemin[ae]. [L., fr. Gr. ?.] 1. (Rom. Antiq.) A measure of half a sextary. --Arbuthnot. 2. (Med.) A measure equal to about ten fluid ounces.

Meaning of Heminae from wikipedia

- (unciae) (1 uncia = 28 grams). A measure of volume, congius, consisted of 12 heminae (1 hemina = 0.273 litres). The Roman foot (pes), was 12 inches (unciae)...