Unit of area measurement (usually applied to land) equal to approximately 5/6th of an acre, used in France, Louisiana, and Quebec. One (1) arpent is equal to 0.8448 acres or about 36,800 square feet. For more arpent conversions, see arpent equivalents or conversions or converting arpents.
Added: Wed Apr 26 2006
Last Modified: Tue Feb 19 2008