hectostere

or hek·to·stere

[hek-tuh-steer]

noun

a unit of capacity equal to 100 steres, or 131 cubic yards.

Nearby words

  1. hectoliter,
  2. hectolitre,
  3. hectometer,
  4. hectometre,
  5. hector,
  6. hecuba,
  7. hedda gabler,
  8. heddle,
  9. hedenbergite,
  10. heder

Origin of hectostere

From the French word hectostère, dating back to 1860–65. See hecto-, stere

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