decigram

[ des-i-gram ]

noun
  1. a unit of mass or weight equal to 1/10 (0.1) gram (1.543 grains). Abbreviation: dg

Origin of decigram

1
From the French word décigramme, dating back to 1800–10. See deci-, -gram2
  • Also especially British, dec·i·gramme .

Words Nearby decigram

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