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decigram

[des-i-gram] /ˈdɛs ɪˌgræm/
noun
1.
a unit of mass or weight equal to 1/10 (0.1) gram (1.543 grains).
Abbreviation: dg.
Also, especially British, decigramme.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; < French décigramme. See deci-, -gram2
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