variants or hecto-
: hundred
hectare

Word History

Etymology

French, irregular from Greek hekaton

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Cite this Entry

“Hect-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hect-. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition

hect-

combining form
variants or hecto-
: hundred
Etymology

from French hect- "hundred," an altered form of Greek hekaton "hundred"

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