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also e·pha  (ē′fə, ĕf′ä)
An ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure, equal to a tenth of a homer or about one bushel (35 liters).

[Hebrew 'êpâ, probably from Egyptian 'pt.]
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Noun1.epha - an ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to about a bushel
dry measure, dry unit - a unit of capacity for dry commodities (as fruit or grain)
kor, homer - an ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths or 10 ephahs
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