apothecaries' weight noun
: a system of weights used chiefly by pharmacists —called also apothecary weight — see weight table
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apothecaries' weight noun (Medical Dictionary)
: a system of weights used chiefly by pharmacists in compounding medical prescriptions that include the pound of 12 ounces, the dram of 60 grains, and the scruple
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