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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Congius  \Con"gi*us\,  n.  [L.] 
  1.  (Roman  Antiq.)  A  liquid  measure  containing  about  three 
  quarts. 
 
  2.  (Med.)  A  gallon,  or  four  quarts.  [Often  abbreviated  to 
  {cong.}] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  congius 
  n  :  a  British  imperial  capacity  measure  (liquid  or  dry)  equal  to 
  4  quarts  or  4.545  liters  [syn:  {gallon},  {Imperial  gallon}] 




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