[doo-uh-den-uh-ree, -dee-nuh-ree, dyoo-]
Origin of duodenary
1675–85; < Latin duodēn(ī) twelve each + -ary
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Examples from the Web for duodenary
The duodenary cycle is employed for the purpose of measuring time.
The Thibetians have adopted the use of the denary and duodenary cycles.Travels in Tartary, Thibet, and China
Evariste Regis Huc
They perform evolutions and involutions, till one is transformed by a duodenary ulcer.The Nurserymatograph
After the alphabet come the names of the animals which symbolize the years of the duodenary cycle.
- of or relating to the number 12; duodecimal
C17: from Latin duodēnārius containing twelve
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