litre

noun
li·​tre

variant spelling of

: a metric unit of capacity equal to one cubic decimeter — see Metric System Table

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“Litre.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/litre. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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li·​tre | \ ˈlēt-ər How to pronounce litre (audio) \

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chiefly British variant of liter

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