Pronunciation: (drak'mu, dräk'-),[key] —n., —pl.-mas, -maePronunciation: (-mē).[key] 1. a cupronickel coin and monetary unit of modern Greece, equal to 100 lepta. Abbr.: dr., drch.
2. the principal silver coin of ancient Greece.
3. a small unit of weight in ancient Greece, approximately equivalent to the U.S. and British apothecaries' dram.
4. any of various modern weights, esp. a dram. Also,drachm.