ar·pent noun \är-ˈpäⁿ\
plural ar·pents \-ˈpäⁿ(z)\
: any of various old French units of land area; especially : one used in French sections of Canada and the United States equal to about 0.85 acre (0.34 hectare)
: a unit of length equal to one side of a square arpent
Origin of ARPENT
First Known Use: 1580
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