decennium


de·cen·ni·um

noun \-nē-əm\
plural de·cen·ni·ums or -nia \-nē-ə\

Definition of DECENNIUM

:  a period of 10 years :  decade

Origin of DECENNIUM

Latin, from decem + annus year — more at annual
First Known Use: 1685

Rhymes with DECENNIUM

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: decent
Previous Word in the Dictionary: decennial
All Words Near: decennium

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up decennium? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).