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senary

[ sen-uh-ree ]
/ ˈsɛn ə ri /
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adjective
of or relating to the number six.
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Origin of senary

1655–65; <Latin sēnārius, equivalent to sēn(ī) six each (derivative of sexsix) + -ārius-ary
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senary
/ (ˈsiːnərɪ) /

adjective
of or relating to the number six; having six parts or units

Word Origin for senary

C17: from Latin sēnārius, from sēnī six each, from sex six
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