noun \ˌse-vən-ˈtēn, ˌse-bəm-\

: the number 17

Full Definition of SEVENTEEN

:  a number that is one more than 16 — see number table
seventeen adjective
seventeen pronoun, plural in construction
sev·en·teenth \-ˈtēn(t)th\ adjective or noun


seventeen, adjective, from Middle English seventene, from Old English seofontēne; akin to Old English tīen ten
First Known Use: 14th century


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