aroura

noun
variants: or arura \ əˈru̇rə \
plural arourae or arurae\ -​ˌrē \

Definition of aroura

: an ancient Egyptian unit of land measure equal to 0.677 acres (27.4 ares)

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History and Etymology for aroura

Greek aroura, literally, tilled or arable land, from aroun to plow

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“Aroura.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aroura. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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