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(card games) A card whose rank is a number (usually including the ace as 1).
From Middle English of number from Late Latin numerālis from Latin numerus number number
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Middle French numeral, from Latin numerālis (“pertaining to a number"), from numerus (“a number").
As a numeral C denotes 100.
The history of V as the Latin numeral for 5 is uncertain.
In others there are no special dual forms, but the numeral for two is used to indicate the dual.
In other respects the languages are remarkably alike, the only striking difference being in the numeral "one" - Skt.
The corresponding appendages are marked with the same Roman numeral.
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