duodenary

[ doo-uh-den-uh-ree, -dee-nuh-ree, dyoo- ]
/ ˌdu əˈdɛn ə ri, -ˈdi nə ri, ˌdyu- /

adjective

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Origin of duodenary

1675–85; < Latin duodēn(ī) twelve each + -ary
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British Dictionary definitions for duodenary

duodenary
/ (ˌdjuːəˈdiːnərɪ) /

adjective

of or relating to the number 12; duodecimal

Word Origin for duodenary

C17: from Latin duodēnārius containing twelve
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