Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Twelvefold.
  • adjective Of the twelfth order.

Etymologies

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From the Latin duodēnārius ("containing twelve").

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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