tetradrachma

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

a silver coin of ancient Greece, equal to four drachmas.

Nearby words

  1. tetracycline,
  2. tetracyn,
  3. tetrad,
  4. tetradactyl,
  5. tetradactylous,
  6. tetradymite,
  7. tetradynamous,
  8. tetraethyl,
  9. tetraethyl lead,
  10. tetraethyl pyrophosphate

Also tet·ra·drachm [te-truh-dram] /ˈtɛ trəˌdræm/.

Origin of tetradrachma

First recorded in 1570–80; tetra- + drachma

Related formstet·ra·drach·mal, adjective

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