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dram

Noun

1 a unit of apothecary weight equal to an eighth of an ounce or to 60 grains [syn: drachm, drachma]
2 1/16 ounce or 1.771 grams
3 the basic unit of money in Armenia

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English

Etymology

from Greek δραχμή drachmi a weight and coin

Pronunciation

Alternative spellings

Noun

  1. a unit of weight avoirdupois
    (UK & US) 1/16 ounce avoirdupois
    (UK & US) 1.77 gram
  2. a minute quantity; a mite.
  3. a small quantity of an alcoholic drink.
  4. The currency of Armenia, divided into 100 luma

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Derived terms

Danish

Noun

dram
  1. dram (a small quantity of an alcoholic drink)

Extensive Definition

Dram or DRAM may refer to:
dram in Danish: Dram
dram in German: Dram
dram in Spanish: Dram
dram in French: Dram
dram in Dutch: Dram
dram in Portuguese: Dram (desambiguação)
dram in Slovenian: Dram
dram in Turkish: Dram

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