decare

noun

dec·​are ˈde-ˌker How to pronounce decare (audio)
-ˌkär
: a metric unit of area equal to 10 ares or 0.2471 acre

Word History

Etymology

French décare, from déca- deca- + are

First Known Use

1810, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of decare was in 1810

Dictionary Entries Near decare

Cite this Entry

“Decare.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/decare. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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