Arpen
Arpent Ar"pent, Arpen Ar"pen, n. [F. arpent, fr. L. arepennis, arapennis. According to Columella, a Gallic word for a measure equiv. to half a Roman jugerum.] Formerly, a measure of land in France, varying in different parts of the country. The arpent of Paris was 4,088 sq. yards, or nearly five sixths of an English acre. The woodland arpent was about 1 acre, 1 rood, 1 perch, English. [1913 Webster]

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  • arpent — arpen, arpent, arpennus A civil and French measure of land equal to about an acre …   Black's law dictionary

  • arpennus — arpen, arpent, arpennus A civil and French measure of land equal to about an acre …   Black's law dictionary

  • arpent — arpen, arpent, arpennus A civil and French measure of land equal to about an acre …   Black's law dictionary

  • arpennus — arpen, arpent, arpennus A civil and French measure of land equal to about an acre …   Black's law dictionary

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