hectoliter

or hek·to·li·ter

[hek-tuh-lee-ter]
Also especially British, hec·to·li·tre.

Origin of hectoliter

From the French word hectolitre, dating back to 1800–10. See hecto-, liter
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British Dictionary definitions for hectolitre

hectolitre

US hectoliter

noun
  1. one hundred litres. A measure of capacity equivalent to 3.531 cubic feetSymbol: hl
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