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

  • n. One-tenth (10-1) of an are.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A measure of area, the tenth part of an are; ten square meters.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the metric system, a unit of superficial measure, the tenth part of an are, or 107.6 square feet, English measure.


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