duodecimal

adjective
duo·​dec·​i·​mal | \ˌdü-ə-ˈde-sə-məl, ˌdyü-\

Definition of duodecimal 

: of, relating to, or proceeding by twelve or the scale of twelves

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duodecimal noun

First Known Use of duodecimal

1663, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for duodecimal

Latin duodecim — more at dozen

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