decare

[dek-air, -ahr]

noun

a unit of surface measure equal to 10 ares, or 1000 square meters: equivalent to 0.2471 acre.

Nearby words

  1. decarbonylate,
  2. decarboxylase,
  3. decarboxylate,
  4. decarboxylation,
  5. decarburize,
  6. decastyle,
  7. decastylos,
  8. decasualize,
  9. decasyllabic,
  10. decasyllable

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British Dictionary definitions for decare

decare

noun

ten ares or 1000 square metres

Word Origin for decare

C19: from French décare; see deca-, are ²

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