[ sen-tee-air; French sahn-tyar ]
/ ˈsɛn tiˌɛər; French sɑ̃ˈtyar /
noun, plural cen·ti·ares [sen-tee-airz; French sahn-tyar] /ˈsɛn tiˌɛərz; French sɑ̃ˈtyar/.
a square meter. Abbreviation: ca
Words nearby centiare
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Examples from the Web for centiare
The tenth part of an are is called a dciare, and a hundredth part a centiare.
British Dictionary definitions for centiare
centare (ˈsɛntɛə, French sɑ̃tar)
/ (ˈsɛntɪˌɛə, French sɑ̃tjar) /
a unit of area equal to one square metre
Word Origin for centiare
French, from centi- + are from Latin ārea; see are ², area
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