cadency

[ keyd-n-see ]
/ ˈkeɪd n si /

noun, plural ca·den·cies.

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Origin of cadency

First recorded in 1620–30; cad(ence) + -ency
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British Dictionary definitions for cadency

cadency
/ (ˈkeɪdənsɪ) /

noun plural -cies

the line of descent from a younger member of a family
another word for cadence
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