decan

noun
dec·​an | \ ˈdekən \
plural -s

Definition of decan

: any of the three divisions of 10 degrees in each sign of the zodiac also : the ruler of such a division

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History and Etymology for decan

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 26 Sep. 2021.

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