dekagram

or dec·a·gram

[dek-uh-gram]

noun

a unit of mass or weight equal to 10 grams (0.3527 ounce avoirdupois). Abbreviation: dag

Nearby words

  1. dejected,
  2. dejectedly,
  3. dejection,
  4. dejerine's disease,
  5. deka-,
  6. dekalb,
  7. dekaliter,
  8. dekameter,
  9. dekametric,
  10. deke

Also especially British, dek·a·gramme.

Origin of dekagram

From the French word décagramme, dating back to 1800–10. See deka-, -gram2

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