noun un·cia \ˈənchēə\

Definition of uncia



  1. :  a twelfth part: such as a :  inch b :  a bronze coin of the ancient Roman republic worth 112 as c :  a bronze coin of ancient Sicily worth 112 litra

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Origin and Etymology of uncia

Latin — more at ounce

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capable of being understood in two ways

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