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deciliter

[des-uh-lee-ter]
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noun
  1. a unit of capacity equal to 1/10 (0.1) liter (about 3.38 U.S. fluid ounces). Abbreviation: dl
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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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British Dictionary definitions for decilitre

decilitre

US deciliter

noun
  1. one tenth of a litreSymbol: dl
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