deciliter

[des-uh-lee-ter]

noun

a unit of capacity equal to 1/10 (0.1) liter (about 3.38 U.S. fluid ounces). Abbreviation: dl

Also especially British, dec·i·li·tre.

Origin of deciliter

From the French word décilitre, dating back to 1795–1805. See deci-, liter
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