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drachm1

[dram] /dræm/
noun, British
1.
a dram in apothecaries' and troy weights, and sometimes in avoirdupois weights.
Origin
learned spelling of dram

drachm2

[dram] /dræm/
noun
1.
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Examples for drachm
  • Half a drachm of oil of bergamot will render it more pleasant for use.
British Dictionary definitions for drachm

drachm

/dræm/
noun
1.
(Brit) Also called fluid dram. one eighth of a fluid ounce
2.
(US) another name for dram (sense 2)
3.
another name for drachma
Word Origin
C14: learned variant of dram
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drachm in Medicine

drachm (drām)
n.
See dram.

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