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Twelve

Twelve

WordNet



adjective


(1)   Denoting a quantity consisting of 12 items or units

noun


(2)   The cardinal number that is the sum of eleven and one
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Etymology


From from , an old compound of and < .

Cardinal number


twelve
  1. The cardinal number occurring after eleven and before thirteen, represented in Roman numerals as XII and in Arabic numerals as 12.
    There are twelve months in a year.
    • Ordinal: twelfth (12th).
    • Symbolic: 12
    • Greek: ιβʹ
    • Roman: XII
      • Last: 11
      • Next: 13

Noun



  1. A group of twelve items.
    Fractions would be a little easier if we counted by twelves.