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feddan

[fuh-dahn, -dan] /fəˈdɑn, -ˈdæn/
noun, plural feddan, feddans.
1.
an Egyptian unit of area equivalent to 1.038 acres (0.42 ha).
Origin
< Arabic faddān literally, yoke of oxen
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  • In this type of arrangement the trader may pay a total price per feddan.

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