didrachm

noun

di·​drachm
ˈdī+ˌ-
variants or didrachma
(ˈ)dī+
or didrachmon
plural didrachms or didrachmas or didrachmons
: an ancient Greek silver coin worth two drachms
didrachmal
(ˈ)dī+
adjective

Word History

Etymology

Late Latin & Greek; Late Latin didrachmon, didrachma, from Greek didrachmon, from di- + -drachmon (from drachmē drachm)

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“Didrachm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/didrachm. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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