decagram etymology

English word decagram comes from English gram, English deca-

Detailed word origin of decagram

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
gram English (eng) Grandmother (US) (uncountable) The seeds of these plants.. A leguminous plant grown for its seeds. A unit of mass equal to one-thousandth of a kilogram. Symbol: g (obsolete) angry.
deca- English (eng) In the International System of Units and other metric systems of units, multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 10. Symbol: da. Ten.
decagram English (eng) (geometry) A regular ten-pointed star shape.. (metrology) An SI unit of mass equal to 101 grams. Symbol: dag.

Words with the same origin as decagram

Descendants of gram
magic eye
Descendants of deca-
dakat decaborane decacarbonyl decachlorobiphenyl decacyclic decagon decahedron decahistidine decahydrate decakatal decalogy decamer decamillennial decamillionaire decangular decanormal decare decastyle decasyllabic decatetraene decathlon decillion tetradecahedron tetraphosphorus decasulfide