are etymology

English word are comes from Latin area (A threshing floor. Open space.)

You can also see our other etymologies for the English word are. Currently you are viewing the etymology of are with the meaning: (Noun) (rare) An accepted (but deprecated and rarely used) SI unit of area equal to 100 square metres, or a former unit of approximately the same extent. Symbol: a.(rare) An accepted (but deprecated and rarely used) SI unit of area equal to 100 square metres, or a former unit of approximately the same extent. Symbol: a

Detailed word origin of are

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
area Latin (lat) A threshing floor. Open space.
are French (fra) An are.
are English (eng) (rare) An accepted (but deprecated and rarely used) SI unit of area equal to 100 square metres, or a former unit of approximately the same extent. Symbol: a.

Words with the same origin as are

Descendants of area
areola bélé decare hectacre hectare