se·​na·​ry ˈse-nə-rē How to pronounce senary (audio)
: of, based on, or characterized by six : compounded of six things or six parts
a senary scale
senary division

Word History


Latin senarius consisting of six

First Known Use

1661, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of senary was in 1661

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Cite this Entry

“Senary.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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