How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"deka" (ten) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "ten (10)" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|In a large bowl put the 40 dekagrams of flour.|
|Decapod crabs can regrow their limbs if they are broken off.|