tricenary

noun
tri·​ce·​nary | \ ˈtrīsᵊnˌerē, ˈtris-; trīˈsenərē, -ˈsēn-\
plural -es

Definition of tricenary

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: trental

tricenary

adjective
\ "\

Definition of tricenary (Entry 2 of 2)

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

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for tricenary

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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about tricenary

Dictionary Entries near tricenary

tricarpellary

trice

tricenarium

tricenary

tricep

tricephalous

triceps

Statistics for tricenary

Look-up Popularity

Comments on tricenary

What made you want to look up tricenary? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

esteemed in general opinion

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

What did you just call me?! A Quiz

  • rows-of-various-emoji
  • If a member of the audience describes your speech as bombastic, does that person mean it is:
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!