Dictionary of the word “duodecena”

Meaning of the word

The word “duodecenal” is an adjective that refers to something that occurs every twelve years or is duration of twelve years.

Origin of the word

The word “duodecena” originates in the Latin “duodecim”, which means “twelve”. The suffix “-enal” indicates that something occurs at specific time intervals.

Word adverbs

There are no specific adverbs related to the word “duodecena”.

Conjunctions of the word

There are no specific conjunctions related to the word “duodecena”.

Synonyms of the word

Some synonyms of the word “duodecena” are: dodecenais, every twelve years, twelve to twelve years.

Word Definitions

  1. that occurs every twelve years;
  2. which is duration of twelve years.

Phrases that the word applies

1. The Jubilee Festival occurs in a duodecenial way.

2. The Halley comet is visible from the earth in a duodecenaly.

Examples of the word in text

The astronomical phenomenon of the rain of persecuted meteors occurs in a duodecenial way, providing a show in the night sky.

With each duodecena, the city holds a large craft fair to celebrate the local culture.

Rhymes with the word

1. Annual


3. Triennial

Anagrams with the word

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