Definition of deca- in English:

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deca-

Pronunciation: /ˈdekə/
(also dec- before a vowel)

combiningForm

(Used commonly in units of measurement) ten; having ten: decahedron decane

Origin

From Greek deka 'ten'.

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Syllabification: deca-

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