momme

[mom-ee]
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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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