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/ ˈvɪs əˌnɛr i /
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of, relating to, or consisting of twenty.
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Origin of vicenary
1595–1605; <Latin vīcēnārius, equivalent to vīcēn(ī) twenty each + -ārius-ary
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Associated words: vicenary, vigesimal, vigesimation, icosahedron.Putnam's Word Book|Louis A. Flemming
British Dictionary definitions for vicenary
/ (ˈvɪsɪnərɪ) /
relating to or consisting of 20
maths having or using a base 20
Word Origin for vicenary
C17 : from Latin vīcēnārius, one who has charge over twenty persons, from vīcēnī twenty each, from vīgintī twenty
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