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dekagram

[dek-uh-gram] /ˈdɛk əˌgræm/
noun
1.
a unit of mass or weight equal to 10 grams (0.3527 ounce avoirdupois).
Abbreviation: dag.
Also, decagram; especially British, dekagramme.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; < French décagramme. See deka-, -gram2
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