of, relating to, or consisting of twenty.

Origin of vicenary

1595–1605; < Latin vīcēnārius, equivalent to vīcēn(ī) twenty each + -ārius -ary Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of vicenary

  • Associated words: vicenary, vigesimal, vigesimation, icosahedron.

    Putnam's Word Book

    Louis A. Flemming

British Dictionary definitions for vicenary



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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