Meaning of GRAM in English


~ 1

( Brit. also ~me ) (abbrev.: g )

■ noun a metric unit of mass equal to one thousandth of a kilo~.


C18: from Fr. ~me , from late L. ~ma 'a small weight', from Gk.


~ 2

■ noun chickpeas or other pulses used as food.


C18: from Port. grão , from L. granum 'grain'.

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