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e·phahalso 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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(Units) a Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to approximately one bushel or about 33 litres
[C16: from Hebrew `ephāh, of Egyptian origin]
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or e•pha(ˈi fə, ˈɛf ɑ)
n., pl. e•phahs or e•phas.
an ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure, equal to about a bushel (35 liters).
[1350–1400; Middle English < Hebrew ēphāh]
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