noun, plural un·ci·ae [uhn-shee-ee] /ˈʌn ʃiˌi/.
Origin of uncia
Examples from the Web for uncia
The uncia into four sicilici, the sicilicus into thirty-six siliquae.
The twelth part of an acre was called Uncia and half a foot, Semis, &c.Roman Antiquities, and Ancient Mythology|Charles K. Dillaway
Such liquation cakes should weigh up to three centumpondia, in each of which there is half an uncia of silver.
This is the Felis uncia, allied to the panther and the cheetah.Milton's Comus|John Milton
Another cement is made of a bes of brick dust, a third of rock salt, an uncia of saltpetre, and half an uncia of refined salt.