fluid dram

noun
\ˌflü-ə(d)-ˈdram \
variants: or fluidram \ˈflü-​ə(-​ˌdram \

Definition of fluid dram 

: a unit of liquid capacity equal to ¹/₈ fluid ounce — see Weights and Measures Table

First Known Use of fluid dram

circa 1860, in the meaning defined above

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fluid dram

noun
variants: or fluidram \ˈflü-​ə-​ˌdram \

Medical Definition of fluid dram 

: either of two units of liquid capacity:

a : a United States unit equal to ¹/₈ United States fluid ounce or 0.226 cubic inch or 3.697 milliliters

b : a British unit equal to ¹/₈ British fluid ounce or 0.2167 cubic inch or 3.5516 milliliters

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