decigram

noun
deci·gram | \ˈde-sə-ˌgram \

Definition of decigram 

: a unit of mass equal to ¹/₁₀ gram — see Metric System Table

First Known Use of decigram

1810, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for decigram

French décigramme, from déci- + gramme gram

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decigram

noun
deci·gram
variants: also British decigramme \ˈdes-ə-ˌgram \

Medical Definition of decigram 

: a metric unit of mass and weight equal to ¹/₁₀ gram

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