nounpl. -·gen or -·gens
- a unit of land measure formerly used in the Netherlands and its possessions, and still used in South Africa, equal to about 2 acres
- a unit of land measure formerly used in Prussia, Denmark, and Norway, equal to about acre
Origin of morgenDutch and Ger, literally , morning: hence area plowed in one morning
nounpl. morgen, or mor·gens
A Dutch and South African unit of land area equal to 2.1 acres.
Origin of morgenDutch morning (referring to the amount of land that can be plowed in a morning) from Middle Dutch morghen
From German Morgen (“measure of land")