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duodecimal

du·o·dec·i·mal / ˌd(y)oōəˈdesəməl; ˌd(y)oō-ō-/ • adj. relating to or denoting a system of counting or numerical notation that has twelve as a base. • n. the system of duodecimal notation. DERIVATIVES: du·o·dec·i·mal·ly adv.

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duodecimal

duodecimal pert. to 12th parts; based on the number 12. XVIII. f. L. duodecimus twelfth, duodecim twelve, f. duo TWO + decem TEN; cf. DECIMAL.
So duodecimo size of a book in which a page is 1/12 of a sheet. XVII.

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