From mediaeval Latin duodena (“dozen”), from duodeni.
duodene (plural duodenes)
- (music) A schematic group of twelve notes.
- (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.