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

duodecimal

noun

Origin and Etymology of duodecimal

Latin duodecim — more at dozen


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