quin·​dene | \ ˈkwinˌdēn \
plural -s

Definition of quindene

: the 15th or in modern reckoning 14th day after a church festival

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History and Etymology for quindene

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 22 Sep. 2020.

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