In Iceland, a unit of area, approximately 0.319 hectares (approximately 0.778 acres). (UN 1966) Also spelled engjateigur.
Earlier sources say the engjateigur is 5673.6 square meters, about 1.40 acres.
engi-teigr, m. a piece of meadow-land, Grág[ás]. ii. 259, Eg[ils Saga]. 745, Vm. [= Vilkins-máldagi] 15
Gudbrand Vigfusson, compiler and enlarger.
An Icelandic-English Dictionary based on the ms. collections of the late Richard Cleasby.
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