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Noun: drachm  dram
  1. A unit of apothecary weight equal to an eighth of an ounce or to 60 grains
    - dram, drachma
  2. A British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 60 minims or 3.5516 cubic centimetres
    - fluidram, fluid dram, fluid drachm
  3. A unit of capacity or volume in the apothecary system equal to one eighth of a fluid ounce
    - fluidram, fluid dram, fluid drachm

Derived forms: drachms

Type of: apothecaries' unit, apothecaries' weight, British capacity unit, Imperial capacity unit, United States liquid unit

Part of: apothecaries' ounce, fl. oz., fluid ounce, fluidounce, ounce, troy ounce

Encyclopedia: Drachm