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decare

[dek-air, -ahr] /ˈdɛk ɛər, -ɑr/
noun
1.
a unit of surface measure equal to 10 ares, or 1000 square meters: equivalent to 0.2471 acre.
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decare

/ˈdɛkɛə; dɛˈkɛə/
noun
1.
ten ares or 1000 square metres
Word Origin
C19: from French décare; see deca-, are²
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