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  • n. A British unit of volume equal to 60 minims or 3.55 ml.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 60 minims or 3.5516 cubic centimeters
  • n. a unit of capacity or volume in the apothecary system equal to one eighth of a fluid ounce


From Ancient Greek δραχμή (drachmē, "a weight and coin"). (Wiktionary)


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