duodene

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mediaeval Latin duodena (dozen), from duodeni.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

duodene (plural duodenes)

  1. (music) A schematic group of twelve notes.
  2. (rare) A group of twelve.
    • 1963, Anthony Burgess, Honey for the Bears (Norton 1996, p. 86)
      He saw where the beer was, crated duodenes of it stacked between counter and wall, and went to help himself.