decennary

noun (1)
de·​cen·​na·​ry | \ də̇ˈsenərē, dēˈ- \
plural -es

Definition of decennary

 (Entry 1 of 2)

decennary

noun (2)
\ " \
plural -es

Definition of decennary (Entry 2 of 2)

: a period of 10 years

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History and Etymology for decennary

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/decennary. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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