Definition of octadrachm in English:

octadrachm

(also octodrachm)

noun

historical
  • An ancient Greek coin worth eight drachmas.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Akerman (1806–1873), numismatist and antiquary. From Hellenistic Greek ὀκτάδραχμος (adjective) worth eight drachmas, (noun) eight-drachma tax from ancient Greek ὀκτα- + δραχμή.

Pronunciation

octadrachm

/ˈɒktədram/