1) a choenix, a dry measure, containing four cotylae or two setarii (less than our quart, one litre) (or as much as would support a man of moderate appetite for a day)
Part of Speech: noun feminine
Of uncertain derivation; a chaenix or certain dry measure: - measure.
These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.
Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
From this site's dictionary (in Italian)
Click on the first column to search for that word as a form of the root χοῖνιξ; click on the second column to search for that grammatical form of the root χοῖνιξ; click on the third column to search for that word and grammatical form; click on the total to search for the root χοῖνιξ.