drachm

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From Ancient Greek δραχμή (drakhmḗ, a weight and coin).

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drachm (plural drachms)

  1. (obsolete) A unit of weight in the apothecaries' weight system of measure.
    (UK & US) 1/8 ounce apoth.
    (UK & US) 3.89 gram.
  2. A denomination of coinage in ancient Greece.

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