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drachm

  

      n  
1      (Also called)    fluid dram     (Brit)   one eighth of a fluid ounce  
2      (U.S.)      another name for       dram       2  
3       another name for       drachma  
     (C14: learned variant of dram)  
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dram  
      n  
1    one sixteenth of an ounce (avoirdupois). 1 dram is equivalent to 0.0018 kilogram  
2    Also called  
drachm, drachma            (U.S.)   one eighth of an apothecaries' ounce; 60 grains. 1 dram is equivalent to 0.0039 kilogram  
3    a small amount of an alcoholic drink, esp. a spirit; tot  
4    the standard monetary unit of Armenia, divided into 100 lumas  
     (C15: from Old French dragme, from Late Latin dragma, from Greek drakhme; see drachma)  


drachm         
      n  
1      (Also called)    fluid dram     (Brit)   one eighth of a fluid ounce  
2      (U.S.)      another name for       dram       2  
3       another name for       drachma  
     (C14: learned variant of dram)  

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drachma, drac, DRAM, Draco

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