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From French arpent, from Late Latin *arepennis (surface of a field), from Gaulish *are-penno- (end, extremity of a field).

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arpent (plural arpents)

  1. A pre-metric French unit of length, having various official measures.
  2. A pre-metric French unit of area, having various official measures.

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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin *arepennis (surface of a field), from Gaulish *are-penno- (end, extremity of a field).

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arpent m (plural arpents)

  1. arpent
    • 1837 Louis Viardot, L’Ingénieux Hidalgo Don Quichotte de la Manchefr.Wikisource, translation of El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Chapter I:
      Sa curiosité et son extravagance arrivèrent à ce point qu’il vendit plusieurs arpents de bonnes terres à labourer pour acheter des livres de chevalerie à lire.
      His curiosity and his extravagance came to the point that he sold several arpents of good working land to buy books of chivalry to read.

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