Hindu numeral

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Noun1.Hindu numeral - one of the symbols 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,0Hindu numeral - one of the symbols 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,0
numeral, number - a symbol used to represent a number; "he learned to write the numerals before he went to school"
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'Arabic numerals' are the basis of all calculations, ever since 820 AD when the Persian scholar Al-Khwarizmi popularized it through the Middle East and Europe with his book 'On the Calculation with Hindu Numerals', suggesting its Indian origin.
His book On Calculation with Hindu Numerals, written in about AD825, was principally responsible for the diffusion of the Indian system of numeration in the Middle East and then Europe.