senary

adjective
se·​na·​ry | \ ˈse-nə-rē How to pronounce senary (audio) , ˈsē- \

Definition of senary

: of, based on, or characterized by six : compounded of six things or six parts a senary scale senary division

First Known Use of senary

1661, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for senary

Latin senarius consisting of six

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“Senary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/senary. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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