Definition of feddan in English:

feddan

Pronunciation /fɛˈdɑːn/

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noun

  • A unit of area for land used in some Arab countries, approximately equal to an acre (0.42 hectare).

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Accounts MS in Library King of France. From Arabic faddān, extended use of faddān yoke of oxen.