στρέμμα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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From στρέφω (stréphō, to twist) and the suffix -μα (-ma).

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στρέμμᾰ (strémman (genitive στρέμμᾰτος); third declension

  1. that which is twisted, thread
  2. twist, roll
  3. wrench, stram, sprain
  4. conspiracy, band of conspirators

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στρέμμα (strémman (plural στρέμματα)

  1. The royal stremma or decare of 1/10 hectare (1,000 )
  2. (historical) The historical stremma or square plethron, an area of 10000 square Greek feet
  3. (historical, colloquial) The historical stremma, the area able to be plowed by a team of oxen in a day, the Greek equivalent of the English acre

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