Definitions

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

  • n. A Dutch and South African unit of land area equal to 2.1 acres.

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  • n. a unit of measurement of land in the Netherlands and the Dutch colonies, also used in Prussia, Denmark and Norway, equivalent to two acres.

Etymologies

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

Dutch, morning (referring to the amount of land that can be plowed in a morning), from Middle Dutch morghen.

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From German Morgen ("measure of land")

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