decare etymology

English word decare comes from English hectare, English deca-

Detailed word origin of decare

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hectare English (eng) A unit of surface area (symbol ha) equal to 100 ares (that is, 10,000 square metres, one hundredth of a square kilometre, or approximately 2.5 acres), used for measuring the areas of geographical features such as land and bodies of water.
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.
decare English (eng) A unit of surface area equal to 10 ares (that is, 1,000 square metres, or approximately 0.25 acres).

Words with the same origin as decare

Descendants of hectare
hectacre hectarage
Descendants of deca-
dakat decaborane decacarbonyl decachlorobiphenyl decacyclic decagon decagram decahedron decahistidine decahydrate decakatal decalogy decamer decamillennial decamillionaire decangular decanormal decastyle decasyllabic decatetraene decathlon decillion tetradecahedron tetraphosphorus decasulfide