tricenary

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

Definition of tricenary

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: trental

tricenary

adjective
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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

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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

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“Tricenary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tricenary. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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