numerable

[noo-mer-uh-buh l, nyoo-]

Origin of numerable

1560–70; < Latin numerābilis that can be counted, equivalent to numer(āre) to number + -ābilis -able
Related formsnu·mer·a·ble·ness, nounnu·mer·a·bly, adverb
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numerable

adjective
  1. able to be numbered or counted
Derived Formsnumerably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for numerable
adj.

1570s, from Latin numerabilis "that can be counted or numbered," from numerare "to count, number," from numerus "a number" (see number (n.)). Related: Numerably.

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