Dictionary.com

drachm

1
[ dram ]
/ dræm /
Save This Word!

noun British.
a dram in apothecaries' and troy weights, and sometimes in avoirdupois weights.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of drachm

1
Learned spelling of dram

Words nearby drachm

Other definitions for drachm (2 of 2)

drachm2
[ dram ]
/ dræm /

noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use drachm in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for drachm

drachm
/ (dræm) /

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for drachm

drachm
[ drăm ]

n.
dram
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
FEEDBACK