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vicenary

[vis-uh-ner-ee]
adjective
  1. 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.

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    Louis A. Flemming


British Dictionary definitions for vicenary

vicenary

adjective
  1. relating to or consisting of 20
  2. maths having or using a base 20
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Word Origin

C17 : from Latin vīcēnārius, one who has charge over twenty persons, from vīcēnī twenty each, from vīgintī twenty
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