Origin of numerable
Examples from the Web for numerable
Jack says in a letter that his beard "was not composed of hair, but hairs as straight and numerable as those in a cat's whiskers."In the Days of Poor Richard|Irving Bacheller
All things are not coloured, or ponderable, or even extended; but all things are numerable.A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive|John Stuart Mill
By this he did not mean simply that all things were numerable, or that number belonged to them as a predicate.
There were also commissions to purchase in numerable things, ranging from meerschaum pipes to fine flannel shirts.Si Klegg, Book 4 (of 6)|John McElroy
British Dictionary definitions for numerable
Word Origin and History for numerable
1570s, from Latin numerabilis "that can be counted or numbered," from numerare "to count, number," from numerus "a number" (see number (n.)). Related: Numerably.