Definition of momme in English:

momme

(also mome, mommé)

noun

  • A Japanese unit of weight equal to 3.75 grams (approx. 0.132 oz).

Origin

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.

Pronunciation

momme

/ˈmɒmi//ˈmɒmeɪ/