decan

noun

dec·​an
ˈdekən
plural -s
: any of the three divisions of 10 degrees in each sign of the zodiac
also : the ruler of such a division

Word History

Etymology

Late Latin decanus, literally, chief of ten

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“Decan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/decan. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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