Meaning of numeral

nu•mer•al

Pronunciation: (n'mur-ul, ny'- nm'rul, nym'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a word, letter, symbol, or figure, etc., expressing a number; number: the Roman numerals.
—adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or consisting of numbers or numerals.
  2. expressing or noting a number or numbers.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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