Vara meaning

vär'ə
A Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin-American unit of linear measure varying from about 81 to 109 centimeters (32 to 43 inches).
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A square vara.
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In Spain and Spanish America, an old unit of linear measure, varying from about 31 to 33 inches.
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A unit of area, the square vara.
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(law) Visual Artists Rights Act.
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Volume at risk approach.
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An old Texas unit of linear measure equal to 33.33 inches (84.67 centimeters)
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Origin of vara

  • Spanish Portuguese rod both from Latin vāra forked pole from vārus bent
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition