The definition of a dram is 1/16 of an ounce or 1.77 grams, or a small amount of something, or a basic monetary unit of Armenia.(noun)
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Origin: ME < OFr dragme < ML dragma < L drachma: see drachma
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Origin: Middle English dragme, a drachma, a unit of weight
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Late Latin dragma
Origin: , from Latin drachma; see drachma.
noun pl. dram
Origin: , ultimately from Greek drakhmē; see drachma.
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