Decameron meaning

dikamərən
A collection of a hundred tales by Boccaccio (published 1353), presented as stories told by a group of Florentines to while away ten days during a plague.
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A collection of 100 novellas by Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio, probably begun in 1350 and finished in 1353.
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Origin of decameron

Meaning "ten days", coined from Ancient Greek δέκα (deka, “ten”) and ἡμέρα (hēmerā, “day”).