Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A twelfth part: a term formerly sometimes used for a sign of the zodiac, as being the twelfth part of a circle.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Astron.) A tern applied to the twelve houses, or parts, of the zodiac of the
primum mobile, to distinguish them from the twelve signs; also, any one of the twelve signs of the zodiac.
- From Ancient Greek δωδεκατημόριον, from δωδέκατος ("twelfth") + μόριον ("piece"). (Wiktionary)
“In the terminology of hellenistic period astrological texts, we certainly see that the constellations were often marked with their Dodecatemoria: e.g. the dodecatemory of Libra is.../has... and so on.”
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words and concepts reflective of their twelveness
Goodies pulled from a list I've compiled of most-every word having these letters in common — It's going take to take a long, long time to actually get through (and I may want to extend it lat...
Words I found when reading "Der Zauberberg" by Thomas Mann (in swedish).
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