noun, plural ar·pents [ahr-puh nts; French ar-pahn] /ˈɑr pənts; French arˈpɑ̃/.
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Origin of arpent
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An arpent is about one-seventh less than an acre; and a minot about one-eighth (some say one-twelfth) more than a bushel.The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom|P. L. Simmonds
A setterie yields about one pice, and my informer supposes there are about two setteries in an arpent.
In the regions of small farms, and of the mtayer system, he gets fifteen sous the arpent, eight sous and even six sous.The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 1 (of 6)|Hippolyte A. Taine
The rents of the corn-lands, farmed for money, are about ten or twelve livres the arpent.
The corn-lands here rent for about fifteen livres the arpent.