decennary

1 of 2

noun (1)

de·​cen·​na·​ry
də̇ˈsenərē,
dēˈ-
plural -es

decennary

2 of 2

noun (2)

"
plural -es
: a period of 10 years

Word History

Etymology

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 28 Nov. 2022.

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