What does arpent mean?

Definitions for arpent
ˈɑr pənt; Fr. arˈpɑ̃; -pənts; Fr. -ˈpɑ̃ar·pent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. arpentnoun

    a former French unit of area; equal approximately to an acre


  1. arpentnoun

    A unit of length, having various official measures

  2. arpentnoun

    A unit of area, having various official measures

Webster Dictionary

  1. Arpentnoun

    alt. of Arpen


  1. Arpent

    An arpent is a unit of length and a unit of area. It is a pre-metric French unit based on the Roman actus. It is used in Quebec as well as in some areas of the United States that were part of French Louisiana.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Arpent

    är′pent, n. an old French measure for land still used in Quebec and Louisiana = 100 sq. perches, varying with the perch from 1¼ acre to 56 of an acre. [Fr.—L. arepennis, said to be a Gallic word.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. arpent

    A French measure of land, equal to 100 square rods or perches, each of 18 feet. It is about 1/7th less than the English acre.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of arpent in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of arpent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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