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See also: chœnix
- chœnix (obsolete)
- A dry measure of 2 pints or greater.
- 1942, George Rawlinson, transl., “Erato”, in The Persian Wars, translation of original by Herodotus:
- If the kings do not come to the public supper, each of them must have two choenixes of meal and a cotyle of wine sent home to him at his house; if they come, they are given a double quantity of each, and the same when any private man invites them to his table.
- chœnix in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911