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 for 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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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  numeral
      adj 1: of or relating to or denoting numbers; "a numeral
             adjective" [syn: numeral, numerical, numeric]
      n 1: a symbol used to represent a number; "he learned to write
           the numerals before he went to school" [syn: numeral,
           number]

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