variants or dec- or deka- or dek-
: ten
decasyllabic
dekameter

Word History

Etymology

Middle English, from Latin, from Greek deka-, dek-, from deka — more at ten

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“Deca-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deca-. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

deca-

combining form
variants or dec- or deka- or dek-
: ten
Etymology

derived from Greek deka "ten"

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