dessiatine

noun
des·​sia·​tine | \¦des(h)yə¦tēn\
variants: or dessatine \-​sə¦-​ \ or desiatin or less commonly desyatin \-​s(h)yə¦tin \
plural -s

Definition of dessiatine 

: a Russian unit of land area equal to 2.7 acres

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History and Etymology for dessiatine

Russian desyatina tithe, unit of land area, from desyat' ten; akin to Latin decem ten

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