noun quin·de·cim \ˈkwindəˌsim\

Definition of quindecim



  1. 1 obsolete :  a tax of one fifteenth

  2. 2 :  quindene

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Origin and Etymology of quindecim

Middle English quindesin, quindecime, from Late Latin quindecima, feminine of quindecimus fifteenth, from Latin quindecim fifteen, from quinque- + decem ten — more at ten

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