decare

noun
dec·​are | \ ˈde-ˌker How to pronounce decare (audio) , -ˌkär \

Definition of decare

: a metric unit of area equal to 10 ares or 0.2471 acre

First Known Use of decare

1810, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for decare

French décare, from déca- deca- + are

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“Decare.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/decare. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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