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dekagram

or dec·a·gram

[ dek-uh-gram ]
/ ˈdɛk əˌgræm /
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noun
a unit of mass or weight equal to 10 grams (0.3527 ounce avoirdupois). Abbreviation: dag
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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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