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meaning: monme, weight, coin

== monme == (noun) a measure of weight, about 3.75 grams; a coin of that weight
百匁 == hyakume == 5/6 pound

Not a borrowed Chinese character, but created in Japan from 'mon' (文) and the katakana 'me' (メ).Henshall suggests remembering this character by association with 'thing' (物), and as a mnemonic: 'A monme looks like an awkward thing.'

Info from Taka Kanji Database
List of compounds including this character from Risu Dictionary

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