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vicenary

[vis-uh-ner-ee] /ˈvɪs əˌnɛr i/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or consisting of twenty.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Latin vīcēnārius, equivalent to vīcēn(ī) twenty each + -ārius -ary
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vicenary

/ˈvɪsɪnərɪ/
adjective
1.
relating to or consisting of 20
2.
(maths) having or using a base 20
Word Origin
C17 : from Latin vīcēnārius, one who has charge over twenty persons, from vīcēnī twenty each, from vīgintī twenty
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