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According to "Think Baby Names" (not always reliable): There is a process called "decating" in the manufacture of cloth. Deca- in Greek means "ten", but might also mean "pure". Stephen Decatur was an early 19th-century naval hero. There are several American towns named for him.
pronounced: deh-CAY-tur or deh-CAY-ter
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