tenth

[ tenth ]
/ tɛnθ /

adjective

next after ninth; being the ordinal number for ten.
being one of ten equal parts.

noun

adverb

in the tenth place; tenthly.

Origin of tenth

before 1150; Middle English tenthe, Old English. See ten, -th2, tithe
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Word Origin for tenth

C12 tenthe, from Old English tēotha; see ten, -th ²
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