noun, plural con·gi·i [kon-jee-ahy] /ˈkɒn dʒiˌaɪ/.
Origin of congius
Examples from the Web for congius
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.
One metreta, a Greek measure, equalled about nine English gallons, and a congius contained about six pints.