decennary

[dih-sen-uh-ree]

noun, plural de·cen·na·ries.

a decennium.

adjective

pertaining to a period of ten years; decennial.

Nearby words

  1. decemvirate,
  2. decemvirs,
  3. decenary,
  4. decencies,
  5. decency,
  6. decennial,
  7. decennium,
  8. decent,
  9. decenter,
  10. decently

Origin of decennary

1815–25; < Latin decenn(is) of ten years (dec(em) ten + -ennis, combining form of annus a year) + -ary

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