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hectogram

[hek-tuh-gram] /ˈhɛk təˌgræm/
noun
1.
a unit of mass or weight equal to 100 grams, equivalent to 3.527 ounces avoirdupois.
Abbreviation: hg.
Also, hektogram; especially British, hectogramme.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; hecto- + -gram2
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hectogram

/ˈhɛktəʊˌɡræm/
noun
1.
one hundred grams. 1 hectogram is equivalent to 3.527 ounces hg
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