Definition of apothecaries' measure in English:

apothecaries' measure

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(also apothecaries' weight)

noun

[mass noun] historical
  • Systems of units formerly used in pharmacy for liquid volume (or weight). They were based respectively on the fluid ounce (= 8 drachms or 480 minims) and the ounce troy (= 8 drachms or 24 scruples or 480 grains).

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