dessiatine


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dessiatine

(ˈdɛsjəˌtiːn)
n
(Units) a Russian unit of area equal to approximately 2.7 acres or 10 800 square metres. Also called: dessyatine or dessyatin
[C18: from Russian desyatina, literally: tithe, from desyat ten]
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Noun1.dessiatine - a former Russian unit of area equal to 2.7 acres
area unit, square measure - a system of units used to measure areas
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thirty-two dessiatines (35 hectares/86 acres) of land.
fifteen and thirty-two dessiatines of land; some Mennonite households
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