tricenary

I. \\ˈtrīsənˌerē, ˈtris-; trīˈsenərē, -ˈsēn-\ noun (-es) II. adjective
Etymology: Latin tricenarius of thirty, from triceni thirty each + -arius -ary; akin to Latin triginta thirty, Greek triakonta, Sanskrit trimśat thirty, Latin tres three — more at three
1. : having or lasting 30 days

a tricenary month

2. : based on the number 30

a tricenary scale


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