denary

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Etymology 1[edit]

From the Middle English denarie, from the Latin dēnārius, used elliptically for dēnārius nummus ‎(denary coin, coin containing ten asses). Compare etymology 2 below.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

denary ‎(plural denaries)

  1. An ancient coin, the denarius.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Udall to this entry?)

Etymology 2[edit]

First attested in 1577; from the Latin dēnārius ‎(containing ten), from dēnī ‎(ten each, ten at a time) + -ārius (whence the English suffix -ary).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

denary ‎(not comparable)

  1. Containing ten parts.
  2. Based on the number ten.
Synonyms[edit]
Translations[edit]
See also[edit]

Anagrams[edit]