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noun (1)

plural -es


2 of 2

noun (2)

plural -es
: a period of 10 years

Word History


Noun (1)

Medieval Latin decennarius tithingman, from decena, decenna tithing (from Latin decem ten) + Latin -arius -ary

Noun (2)

Latin decennis of 10 years + English -ary

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“Decennary.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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