Deca-

Dec"a-

(?). pref. [Cf. Ten.] A prefix, from Gr. de`ka, signifying ten; specifically (Metric System), a prefix signifying the weight or measure that is ten times the principal unit.
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De*cac`e*ra"ta

(?), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. de`ka ten + ke`ras a horn.] (Zol.) The division of Cephalopoda which includes the squids, cuttlefishes, and others having ten arms or tentacles; -- called also Decapoda.
[Written also Decacera.]
See Dibranchiata.

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Dec"a*chord

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Dec`a*chor"don

(?), } n. [Gr. deka`chordos tenstringed; de`ka ten + chordj` a string.] 1. An ancient Greek musical instrument of ten strings, resembling the harp.
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2. Something consisting of ten parts. W. Watson.
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