vigesimal

vigesimal

[vahy-jes-uh-muhl]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or based on twenty.
3.
proceeding by twenties.

Origin:
1650–60; < Latin vīgēsim(us), variant (with g of vīgintī twenty) of vīcēsimus, vīcēnsimus twentieth + -al1

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vigesimal (vaɪˈdʒɛsɪməl)
 
adj
1.  relating to or based on the number 20
2.  taking place or proceeding in intervals of 20
3.  twentieth
 
[C17: from Latin vīgēsimus, variant (influenced by vīgintī twenty) of vīcēsimus twentieth]

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