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decury

[dek-yoo-ree] /ˈdɛk yʊ ri/
noun, plural decuries. Roman History.
1.
a division, company, or body of ten men.
2.
any larger body of men, especially the curiae.
Origin of decury
1525-1535
First recorded in 1525-35, decury is from the Latin word decuria a company of ten. See decurion, -y3
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decury

/ˈdɛkjʊərɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
(in ancient Rome) a body of ten men
Word Origin
C16: from Latin decuria; see decurion
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