aroura

noun \əˈru̇rə\
variants: or

arura

\əˈru̇rə\

Definition of aroura

plural

arourae

or

arurae

\-ˌrē\
  1. :  an ancient Egyptian unit of land measure equal to 0.677 acres (27.4 ares)

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Origin and Etymology of aroura

Greek aroura, literally, tilled or arable land, from aroun to plow — more at 2ear


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