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dekaliter

or dec·a·li·ter

[ dek-uh-lee-ter ]
/ ˈdɛk əˌli tər /
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noun
a unit of capacity equal to 10 liters (9.08 quarts U.S. dry measure or 2.64 gallons U.S. liquid measure). Abbreviation: dal
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Also especially British, dek·a·li·tre .

Origin of dekaliter

From the French word décalitre, dating back to 1800–10. See deka-, liter
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