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A Japanese unit of weight equal to 3.75 grams (approx. 0.132 oz).
Early 18th century; earliest use found in John Scheuchzer (1702–1729), physician and naturalist. From Japanese momme from mon former unit of length (about 2.64 cm) and currency (from Middle Chinese) + me eye.
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