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How to use congius in a sentence
One metreta, a Greek measure, equalled about nine English gallons, and a congius contained about six pints.
Congius Ripensis tells us, that the same restriction was imposed by the Lacedæmonians on their Helots and all domestic animals.Curiosities of Medical Experience|J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen
This is furnished with brazen buckets, each holding about a congius.
Perhaps "metreta" and "congius" should be swapped in this sentence, but it was left as is.