tetradrachma

[ te-truh-drak-muh ]
/ ˌtɛ trəˈdræk mə /

noun

a silver coin of ancient Greece, equal to four drachmas.
Also tet·ra·drachm [te-truh-dram] /ˈtɛ trəˌdræm/.

Origin of tetradrachma

First recorded in 1570–80; tetra- + drachma

Related forms

tet·ra·drach·mal, adjective
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