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hektogram

[hek-tuh-gram]
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noun
  1. hectogram.
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hectogram

or hek·to·gram

[hek-tuh-gram]
noun
  1. a unit of mass or weight equal to 100 grams, equivalent to 3.527 ounces avoirdupois. Abbreviation: hg
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Also especially British, hec·to·gramme.

Origin of hectogram

First recorded in 1800–10; hecto- + -gram2
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British Dictionary definitions for hektogram

hectogram

hectogramme

noun
  1. one hundred grams. 1 hectogram is equivalent to 3.527 ouncesSymbol: hg
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