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drachme

See also: Drachme

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French

NounEdit

drachme (plural drachmes)

  1. Dated form of drachma.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French dragme < Late Latin dragma, etymologically reconstructed to match Ancient Greek δραχμή (drakhmḗ, unit of weight, a handful), from δράσσομαι (drássomai, I hold, seize).

NounEdit

drachme f (plural drachmes)

  1. drachma
  2. dram (unit of weight)

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