hectad etymology

English word hectad comes from English -ad (A unit. Toward.), English hect- (Form of hecto-—meaning 100—used before a vowel.)

Detailed word origin of hectad

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ad English (eng) A unit. Toward.
hect- English (eng) Form of hecto-—meaning 100—used before a vowel.
hectad English (eng) (biology, cartography) A unit of land area, ten by ten (that is, a hundred) square kilometres, often used for assessing how widely distributed particular animals or plants are.

Words with the same origin as hectad

Descendants of -ad
atlantad cephalad chiliad ectad entad haemad hendecad heptad hexad hexadic iniad neurad nonad nonadic octad octadic pentad pentadic peripherad sinistrad tetrad tetradic thenad ulnad
Descendants of hect-