Plethron

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Plethron (Gr. Antiq) A long measure of 100 Greek, or 101 English, feet; also, a square measure of 10,000 Greek feet.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n plethron In ancient Greece, a fundamental land-measure, being the square of 100 feet, or 10,000 square feet. As a measure of length, the plethron was the side of this square, the sixth part of a stadium, or about 101 English feet.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr.