denominate number

noun
de·​nom·​i·​nate number | \ di-ˌnä-mə-nət- How to pronounce denominate number (audio) \

Definition of denominate number

: a number (such as 7 in 7 feet) that specifies a quantity in terms of a unit of measurement

First Known Use of denominate number

1579, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for denominate number

Latin denominatus

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