follow Dictionary.com

What does Boxing Day have to do with boxing?

denary

[den-uh-ree, dee-nuh-] /ˈdɛn ə ri, ˈdi nə-/
adjective
1.
containing ten; tenfold.
2.
proceeding by tens; decimal.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; < Latin dēnārius containing ten, equivalent to dēn(ī) ten at a time (derivative of decem ten) + -ārius -ary
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for de nary

denary

/ˈdiːnərɪ/
adjective
1.
calculated by tens; based on ten; decimal
2.
containing ten parts; tenfold
Word Origin
C16: from Latin dēnārius containing ten; see denarius
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for denary

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for de

3
3
Scrabble Words With Friends