Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A metric unit of mass equal to 10 grams.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An SI unit of mass equal to 101 grams.
  • n. A ten pointed star.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A weight of the metric system; ten grams, equal to about 154.32 grains avoirdupois.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the metric System, a weight of 10 grams, equal to 154.32349 grains. It is 0.353 ounce avoirdupois, or 0.3215 ounce troy. Also dekagram.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. 10 grams

Etymologies

deca- +‎ gram (Wiktionary)

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