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Latin Bases: Lesson 4

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Un(i)
one
Bi(n)
two
Du
Two; twice
Tri
three
Terti
third
Quadr(u)
four
Quart
fourth
Quinque
five
Quint
fifth
Sex(t)
six; sixth
Sept, Septem
seven
Septim
Seventh
Oct
eight
Octav
eighth
Novem
nine
Non
ninth
Decem
ten
Deci, Decim
tenth
Cent
hundred
Mil(l)
thousand
unity
the quality of being united into one
dual
consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs
quarter
divide by four
sextuplets
six offspring born at once
octant
the eighth part of a circle
December
the last (12th) month of the year
millimeter
a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter
bicycle
a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
trinity
three people considered as a unit
quintet
five people considered as a unit
September
the month following August and preceding October
nonagon
a nine-sided polygon
century
100 years
cent
1/100 of a dollar
mile
"1000 paces"
nonagenarian
person in their nineties
octoroon
person of one-eighth black ancestry
unicorn
mythical animal with one horn
decimal
based on the number of ten
quintuplets
five offspring born at once
bicameral
based on two legislative bodies
quadrille
square dance
triumvirate
government by three persons
sextet
musical group of six
septennial
occurring every seven years
centipede
a creature with 100 feet
unanimous
acting together as a SINGLE undiversified whole
biceps
any skeletal muscle having two origins (but especially the muscle that flexes the forearm)
trivial
unimportant
duplicate
a copy that corresponds to an original exactly
bicentennial
the 200th anniversary (or the celebration of it)
triple
a quantity that is three times as great as another
universal
concerning everyone; existing everywhere
Dualism
the presumption that mind and body are two distinct entities that interact
octave
a musical interval of eight tones
decade
a period of 10 years