variants or tridrachma or tridrachmon
plural tridrachms or tridrachmas or tridrachmons
: an ancient Greek silver coin worth three drachms

Word History


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

First Known Use

1771, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tridrachm was in 1771

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“Tridrachm.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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