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Canada now usually employs the metric cup of 250 mL but its conventional cup was somewhat smaller than both American and imperial units.
1 Canadian cup = 8 imperial fluid ounce = 1/20 imperial gallon = 227.3045 millilitres
1 tablespoon = 1/2 imperial fluid ounce
1 teaspoon = 1/6 imperial fluid ounce
The minim (abbreviated min, ♏, or ) is a unit of volume in both the imperial and US customary systems of measurement. Specifically it is 1⁄60 of a fluidram or 1⁄480 of a fluid ounce. In the pharmacopeoia, it is also noted that the minim was originally created by Mr. Timothy Lane, F.R.S, as 61440 parts per wine gallon.