Definitions for drachmaˈdræk mə, ˈdrɑk-

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. dram, drachm, drachma(noun)

    a unit of apothecary weight equal to an eighth of an ounce or to 60 grains

  2. drachma, Greek drachma(noun)

    formerly the basic unit of money in Greece

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. drachma(Noun)

    The currency of Greece from ancient times until 2001, with the symbol u20AF, since replaced by the euro.

  2. drachma(Noun)

    A coin worth one drachma.

  3. drachma(Noun)

    An Ancient Greek weight of about 66.5 grains.

  4. drachma(Noun)

    A later Greek weight equal to a gram.

  5. Origin: From δραχμή, from δράσσομαι

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Drachma(noun)

    a silver coin among the ancient Greeks, having a different value in different States and at different periods. The average value of the Attic drachma is computed to have been about 19 cents

  2. Drachma(noun)

    a gold and silver coin of modern Greece worth 19.3 cents

  3. Drachma(noun)

    among the ancient Greeks, a weight of about 66.5 grains; among the modern Greeks, a weight equal to a gram

  4. Origin: [L., fr. Gr. . See Dram.]


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