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dessiatine

[des-yuh-teen] /ˈdɛs yəˌtin/
noun
1.
a Russian unit of land measure equal to 2.7 U.S. acres (1.1 hectare).
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; < Russian desyatína literally, tithe, tenth, derivative of désyat' ten
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dessiatine

/ˈdɛsjəˌtiːn/
noun
1.
a Russian unit of area equal to approximately 2.7 acres or 10 800 square metres
Word Origin
C18: from Russian desyatina, literally: tithe, from desyat ten
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