hin

noun
\ ˈhin How to pronounce hin (audio) \

Definition of hin

: an ancient Hebrew unit of liquid measure equal to about 1.5 U.S. gallons (5.7 liters)

First Known Use of hin

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hin

Hebrew hīn, from Egyptian hnw

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“Hin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hin. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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