Definition of drachma noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdrækmə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdrækmə//
(pl. drachmas, drachmae
BrE BrE//ˈdrækmiː//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdrækmiː//
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the former unit of money in Greece (replaced in 2002 by the euro) Word Originvia Latin from Greek drakhmē, an ancient Greek weight and coin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: drachma