[ mom-ee ]
/ ˈmɒm i /
noun, plural mom·me.
a Japanese unit of weight equal to 3.75 grams.
Origin of momme
1720–30; < Japanese, equivalent to mon- letter (< Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese wén) + -me(y) eye (earlier *mai)
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