tri·​drachm | \ ˈtrīˌdram \
variants: or tridrachma or tridrachmon
plural tridrachms or tridrachmas or tridrachmons

Definition of tridrachm

: an ancient Greek silver coin worth three drachms

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First Known Use of tridrachm

1771, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tridrachm

Greek tridrachmon three drachmas, from neuter of tridrachmos worth three drachmas, from tri- three + -drachmos (from drachmē drachma)

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“Tridrachm.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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