Wednesday’s Word–Senary

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Today’s word is – “senary”

senary [sen.a.ry ] noun. Pronounced “sen-uh-ree

1. Of or relating to the number six.
2. Having six things or parts.

Origin – C17: from Latin sēnārius, from sēnī six each, from sex six

Related words – hexadic, hexagonal, semestral, sextuple

Example sentence

“Your father married six wives. … You talk of this scandal. How can it compare with your father’s senary adventure in matrimony?”
~ Jean Plaidy; The Complete Tudors; Broadway Books; 2010.

Hope you had fun, see you next week with another word .

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