fifty-fifth

adjective

Definition of fifty-fifth 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : being number 55 in a countable series the fifty-fifth day — see Table of Numbers

2 : being one of 55 equal parts into which something is divisible a fifty-fifth share of the money

fifty-fifth

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Definition of fifty-fifth (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : number 55 in a countable series

2 : the quotient of a unit divided by 55 : one of 55 equal parts of something one fifty-fifth of the total

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