follow Dictionary.com

8 Wintry Words to Defrost Your Vocabulary

hendeca-

1.
a combining form meaning “eleven,” used in the formation of compound words:
hendecahedron.
Origin
combining form representing Greek héndeka eleven, equivalent to hén one (neuter of heîs) + déka ten
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for hendeca-

hendeca-

combining form
1.
eleven: hendecagon, hendecahedron, hendecasyllable
Word Origin
from Greek hendeka, from hen, neuter of heis one + deka ten
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
Contemporary definitions for hendeca-
combining form
Examples

Greek hendeka 'eleven'

Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014 Dictionary.com, LLC
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for hendeca-

word-forming element meaning "eleven," from Latinized form of Greek hendeka "eleven," from hen, neuter of eis "one" + deka "ten" (see ten).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for hendeca-

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for hendeca

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for hendeca-