drachm

1
[dram]
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noun British.

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

Nearby words

  1. drab,
  2. drabbet,
  3. drabble,
  4. drabble, margaret,
  5. dracaena,
  6. drachma,
  7. drack,
  8. draco,
  9. draco lizard,
  10. dracon

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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Medicine definitions for drachm

drachm

[drăm]

n.

dram

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