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Topic: MEASUREMENT

Date: 1700-1800
Language: French
Origin: gramme, from Greek gramma 'letter, writing, small weight', from graphein 'to write'

gram

noun
     
gram S3 also gramme British English [countable] written abbreviation g or gm
TM the basic unit for measuring weight in the metric system
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