quindene

noun

quin·​dene
ˈkwinˌdēn
plural -s
: the 15th or in modern reckoning 14th day after a church festival

Word History

Etymology

Medieval Latin quindena, from feminine of Latin quindeni fifteen each, from quini five each + deni ten by ten, ten each

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“Quindene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quindene. Accessed 9 Feb. 2023.

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