1.1 (also fluid drachm) A liquid measure formerly used by apothecaries, equivalent to 60 minims or one eighth of a fluid ounce.
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- He requested Garrett to send over a ‘drachm’ of strychnine.
late Middle English (denoting the ancient Greek drachma): from Old French dragme or late Latin dragma, via Latin from Greek drakhmē (see drachma).
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