Definition of medimnus in English:

medimnus

Pronunciation /məˈdɪmnəs/

noun

  • An ancient Greek unit of (dry) capacity, equal to approx. 12 gallons (approx. 55 litres).

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Lodowick Lloyd (fl. 1573–1607). From classical Latin medimnus (masculine; also medimnum, neuter) from ancient Greek μέδιμνος, denoting both a dry measure and a land measure.