fluid dram

noun
\ ˌflü-ə(d)-ˈdram How to pronounce fluid dram (audio) \
variants: or fluidram \ ˈflü-​ə(-​ˌdram How to pronounce fluidram (audio) \

Definition of fluid dram

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

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circa 1860, in the meaning defined above

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fluid dram

noun
variants: or fluidram \ ˈflü-​ə-​ˌdram How to pronounce fluidram (audio) \

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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