Definition of hin in English:

hin

noun

  • A Hebrew unit of liquid capacity equal to approximately 5 litres (about one gallon).

    • ‘For a ram two-tenths of an ephah of fine flour mixed with a third of a hin of oil and a libation of a third of a hin of wine are required.’
    • ‘They are mixed with 1/10th a deal of flour, 1/4 hin of oil and a hin of wine.’

Origin

Late Middle English: from biblical Hebrew hīn.

Pronunciation

hin

/hɪn/