HyperDic: dram

English > 3 senses of the word dram:
NOUNquantitydram, drachm, drachmaa unit of apothecary weight equal to an eighth of an ounce or to 60 grains
quantitydram1/16 ounce or 1.771 grams
quantitydramthe basic unit of money in Armenia
dram > pronunciation
Soundsdiy'rae.m; drae'm
RhymesAbraham ... yam: 73 rhymes with aem...
English > dram: 3 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA unit of apothecary weight equal to an eighth of an ounce or to 60 grains.
Synonymsdrachm, drachma
Part ofounce, troy ounce, apothecaries' ounceA unit of apothecary weight equal to 480 grains or one twelfth of a pound
PartsscrupleA unit of apothecary weight equal to 20 grains
Broaderapothecaries' unit, apothecaries' weightAny weight unit used in pharmacy
Spanishdracma
Catalandracma
English > dram: 3 senses > noun 2, quantity
Meaning1/16 ounce or 1.771 grams.
Part ofounce, oz.A unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound or 16 drams or 28.349 grams
Partsgrain1/7000 pound
Broaderavoirdupois unitAny of the units of the avoirdupois system of weights
Spanishdracma, dram
English > dram: 3 senses > noun 3, quantity
MeaningThe basic unit of money in Armenia.
BroaderArmenian monetary unitmonetary unit in Armenia

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