Hectare Definition

hĕktâr
hectares
noun
One hundred ares or 10,000 square meters or 0.01 square kilometer (11,959.9 square yards or 2.471 acres): abbrev. ha.
Webster's New World
A metric unit of area equal to 100 ares (2.471 acres).
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Other Word Forms of Hectare

Noun

Singular:
hectare
Plural:
hectares

Origin of Hectare

  • From French hectare, formed from Ancient Greek ἑκατόν (hekaton, “hundred”) + are.

    From Wiktionary

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