Plethrum

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Plethrum (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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Etymology

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

Usage

In literature:

Between the two runs a river, called Carsus, a plethrum in breadth.
"The First Four Books of Xenophon's Anabasis" by Xenophon
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