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

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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