See also: décamètre and deca-metre

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Borrowed from French décamètre. Equivalent to deca- +‎ metre.

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decametre (plural decametres)

  1. (metrology) An SI unit of length equal to 101 metres. Symbol: dam
  2. (prosody) A line in a poem having ten metrical feet.
  3. (prosody) A poetic metre in which each line has ten feet.

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