- of or relating to the number six.
Origin of senary
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In this he is not original: his fame must rest on his senary tripod.A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)
Augustus de Morgan
Treating the absurd with sum series-ness, he regains his expansion, permuting his functions to accord with the senary.The Nurserymatograph
Senary, sen′ar-i, adj. containing six: of or belonging to six.
The language of the Sundas,209 or mountaineers of Java, contains traces of senary counting.
But no one has, because of this likeness, ever suggested that these tribes ever counted by the senary method.
- of or relating to the number six; having six parts or units
C17: from Latin sēnārius, from sēnī six each, from sex six