De curies


noun, plural decuries. Roman History.
a division, company, or body of ten men.
any larger body of men, especially the curiae.

1525–35; < Latin decuria a company of ten. See decurion, -y3 Unabridged
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decury (ˈdɛkjʊərɪ)
n , pl -ries
(in ancient Rome) a body of ten men
[C16: from Latin decuria; see decurion]

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