dekaliter

noun deka·li·ter \ -ˌlē-tər \

Definition of dekaliter

: a unit of capacity equal to 10 liters — see Metric System Table

First Known Use of dekaliter

circa 1879

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dekaliter

noun deka·li·ter
variants: or decaliter or chiefly British decalitre play \-ˌlēt-ər\

medical Definition of dekaliter

: a metric unit of capacity equal to 10 liters

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