decigram

noun
deci·​gram | \ ˈde-sə-ˌgram How to pronounce decigram (audio) \

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/decigram. Accessed 24 May. 2020.

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decigram

noun
deci·​gram
variants: also British decigramme \ ˈdes-​ə-​ˌgram How to pronounce decigramme (audio) \

Medical Definition of decigram

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

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