Definition of arpent in English:

arpent

Syllabification: ar·pent
Pronunciation: /ˈärpənt, ˈärpäN/

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

Canadian
  • 1An old French unit of land area equivalent to 3,420 square meters (about 1 acre), the standard measure of land in those areas settled during the French regime and in use until the 1970s.
  • 2A unit of linear measure equivalent to about 190 feet (58 m), used in New France.

Origin

French.

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