Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Twelvefold.
  • adj. Of the twelfth order.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Containing twelve; twelvefold; increasing by twelves; duodecimal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to the number twelve; twelvefold; increasing by twelves.
  • In music, pertaining to a duodene, or consisting of duodenes.
  • n. A musical instrument for acoustical research, played from a keyboard laid out in duodenes.

Etymologies

From the Latin duodēnārius ("containing twelve"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Whatever preoperative adjustments Arterton required were a smashing success, as the actress bears almost no resemblance to the duodenary-digited, crumple-eared duckling she was in her youth.

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