Meaning of drachma
Pronunciation: (drak'mu, dräk'-), [key]
— pl. -mas, -mae
- a cupronickel coin and monetary unit of modern Greece, equal to 100 lepta. Abbr.: dr., drch.
- the principal silver coin of ancient Greece.
- a small unit of weight in ancient Greece, approximately equivalent to the U.S. and British apothecaries' dram.
- any of various modern weights, esp. a dram.
- drachma (Thesaurus)