numeral


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Numeral \Nu"mer*al\, n.
   1. A figure or character used to express a number; as, the
      Arabic numerals, 1, 2, 3, etc.; the Roman numerals, I, V,
      X, L, etc.
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   2. A word expressing a number.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Numeral \Nu"mer*al\, a. [L. numeralis, fr. numerus number: cf.
   F. num['e]ral. See Number, n.]
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   1. Of or pertaining to number; consisting of number or
      numerals.
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            A long train of numeral progressions. --Locke.
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   2. Expressing number; representing number; as, numeral
      letters or characters, as X or 10 for ten.
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