Decameron

De*cam"e*ron

(?), n. [It. decamerone, fr. Gr. de`ka ten + part; though quite generally supposed to be derived from "hme`ra day: cf. F. dcamron.] A celebrated collection of tales, supposed to be related in ten days; -- written in the 14th century, by Boccaccio, an Italian.

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Dec"a*me`tre

} (?), n. [F. dcamtre; Gr. de`ka ten + mtre. See Meter.] A measure of length in the metric system; ten meters, equal to about 393.7 inches.
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