drachm

1
[dram]
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noun British.

a dram in apothecaries' and troy weights, and sometimes in avoirdupois weights.

Origin of drachm

1
learned spelling of dram

drachm

2
[dram]

noun

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British Dictionary definitions for drachm

drachm

noun

Also called: fluid dram British one eighth of a fluid ounce
US another name for dram (def. 2)
another name for drachma

Word Origin for drachm

C14: learned variant of dram
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drachm in Medicine

drachm

[drăm]

n.

dram
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