Numeral Definition

no͝omər-əl, nyo͝o-
numerals
noun
numerals
A figure or letter, or a group of figures or letters, expressing a number.
Webster's New World
A symbol or mark used to represent a number.
American Heritage Science
A cloth representation of the graduation year of one's class, awarded for participation in sports or other activities.
Webster's New World

(card games) A card whose rank is a number (usually including the ace as 1).

Jacks, queens, and kings are not numerals.
Wiktionary
Antonyms:
adjective
Of, expressing, or denoting a number or numbers.
Webster's New World
Numeral means relating to numbers.
An example of numeral used as an adjective is in the phrase "numeral equation" which means an equation that has numbers in it.
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Other Word Forms of Numeral

Noun

Singular:
numeral
Plural:
numerals

Origin of Numeral

  • From Middle English of number from Late Latin numerālis from Latin numerus number number

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French numeral, from Latin numerālis (“pertaining to a number"), from numerus (“a number").

    From Wiktionary

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