- of or relating to a number or numbers.
Origin of numerary
1720–30; < Medieval Latin numerārius (Late Latin: arithmetician, accountant), equivalent to Latin numer(us) number + -ārius -ary
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Examples from the Web for numerary
About the same date Kempenfelt produced his own numerary code.
A year or two later, probably in consultation with Kempenfelt, he drew up the first of his codes on the numerary system.
They granted him a considerable sum, at five livres five sous the mark, for fear the king should change the numerary value.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 9 (of 10)
Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
- of or relating to numbers
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