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nu·mer·al / ˈn(y)oōm(ə)rəl/ • n. a figure, symbol, or group of these denoting a number. ∎  a word expressing a number.• adj. of or denoting a number.

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numeral adj. pert. to number; sb. figure denoting a number. XVI. — late L. numerālis, f. numerus NUMBER; see -AL1.
So numeration XV. — L. numerator XVI. — F. or late L. numerical XVII. f. modL. numericus. numerous plentiful, copious, many; measured, rhythmical. XVI. — L. numerōsus.

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numeral Symbol used alone or in a group to denote a number. Arabic numerals are the 10 digits from 0 to 9. Roman numerals consist of seven letters or marks.