modius

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Noun[edit]

modius (plural modii)

  1. (historical, Roman antiquity) A dry measure, containing about a peck.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *med- (measure, consider).

Noun[edit]

modius m (genitive modiī); second declension

  1. (measurement) peck

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative modius modiī
genitive modiī modiōrum
dative modiō modiīs
accusative modium modiōs
ablative modiō modiīs
vocative modie modiī

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