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Etymology 1Edit

From the Middle English denarie, from the Latin dēnārius, used elliptically for dēnārius nummus ‎(denary coin, coin containing ten asses). Compare etymology 2 below.

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denary ‎(plural denaries)

  1. An ancient coin, the denarius.
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Etymology 2Edit

First attested in 1577; from the Latin dēnārius ‎(containing ten), from dēnī ‎(ten each, ten at a time) + -ārius (whence the English suffix -ary).

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denary ‎(not comparable)

  1. Containing ten parts.
  2. Based on the number ten.
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