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modius ī, m

modus, a corn-measure, measure, peck (containing sixteen sextarii, or one sixth of a Greek medimnus): tritici: pro singulis modiis octonos HS dare: modium populo dare asse: pleno modio, in full measure : ventres modio castigat iniquo, with short measure , Iu.: (anulorum) super tris modios, pecks , L.: argenti, a peck of money , Iu.— Prov.: multos modios salis simul edendos esse, ut amicitiae munus expletum sit.

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