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dekaliter

[dek-uh-lee-ter] /ˈdɛk əˌli tər/
noun
1.
a unit of capacity equal to 10 liters (9.08 quarts U.S. dry measure or 2.64 gallons U.S. liquid measure).
Abbreviation: dal.
Also, decaliter; especially British, dekalitre.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; < French décalitre. See deka-, liter
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