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 (no͞o′mə-rĕr′ē, nyo͞o′-)
Of or relating to a number or numbers.

[Medieval Latin numerārius, from Late Latin, an accountant, from Latin numerus, number; see number.]


(Mathematics) of or relating to numbers


(ˈnu məˌrɛr i, ˈnyu-)

of or pertaining to a number or numbers.
[1720–30; < Medieval Latin numerārius (Late Latin: arithmetician, accountant) = Latin numer(us) number + -ārius -ary]
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