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[des-uh-muh s; Latin dek-i-moo s]
  1. (in prescriptions) tenth.
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Origin of decimus

From Latin
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Examples from the Web for decimus

Historical Examples

  • Decimus Saxon is staunch, though, and that word shall never be spoken.'

    Micah Clarke

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • With eloquent words he praises Octavian and the two legions and Decimus.

    The Life of Cicero

    Anthony Trollope

  • Decimus Brutus is said to have been cousin to the other Brutus of the play.

  • Wyatt had a friend with whom he had quarrelled, named Decimus Burton.

  • Decimus Brutus found Caesar troubled and perplexed, and uncertain what to do.