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drachm

 (drăm)
n.
1. A dram.
2. A drachma.

drachm

(dræm)
n
1. (Units) Also called: fluid dram Brit one eighth of a fluid ounce
2. (Units) US another name for dram2
3. (Currencies) another name for drachma
[C14: learned variant of dram]

drachm1

(dræm)

n. Brit.
a dram in apothecaries' and troy weights, and sometimes in avoirdupois weights.
[learned sp. of dram]

drachm2

(dræm)

n.

drachm

A unit of weight in the apothecaries’ system. 1 drachm = 1⁄8 apothecaries’ ounce (60 grains).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.drachm - a unit of apothecary weight equal to an eighth of an ounce or to 60 grains
apothecaries' unit, apothecaries' weight - any weight unit used in pharmacy; an ounce is equal to 480 grains and a pound is equal to 12 ounces
scruple - a unit of apothecary weight equal to 20 grains
apothecaries' ounce, ounce, troy ounce - a unit of apothecary weight equal to 480 grains or one twelfth of a pound
2.drachm - a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 60 minims or 3.5516 cubic centimeters
British capacity unit, Imperial capacity unit - a unit of measure for capacity officially adopted in the British Imperial System; British units are both dry and wet
minim - a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 1/60th fluid dram or 0.059194 cubic centimeters
fluid ounce, fluidounce - a British imperial unit of capacity or volume (liquid or dry) equal to 8 fluid drams or 28.416 cubic centimeters (1.734 cubic inches)
3.drachm - a unit of capacity or volume in the apothecary system equal to one eighth of a fluid ounce
United States liquid unit - a liquid unit officially adopted in the United States Customary System
minim - a United States liquid unit equal to 1/60 fluidram
fluid ounce, fluidounce - a United States unit of capacity or volume equal to 1.804 cubic inches
Translations

drachm

[dræm] N
1. (Pharm) (= measure) → dracma f
2. = drachma