tricenary

1 of 2

noun

tri·​ce·​nary
ˈtrīsᵊnˌerē,
ˈtris-;
trīˈsenərē,
-ˈsēn-
plural -es
: trental

tricenary

2 of 2

adjective

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1
: having or lasting 30 days
a tricenary month
2
: based on the number 30
a tricenary scale

Word History

Etymology

Noun

Medieval Latin tricenarium

Adjective

Latin tricenarius of thirty, from triceni thirty each + -arius -ary; akin to Latin triginta thirty, Greek triakonta, Sanskrit trimśat thirty, Latin tres three

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“Tricenary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tricenary. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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