forty-first

adjective

Definition of forty-first 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : being number 41 in a countable series the forty-first day — see Table of Numbers

2 : being one of 41 equal parts into which something is divisible a forty-first share of the money

forty-first

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Definition of forty-first (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : number 41 in a countable series

2 : the quotient of a unit divided by 41 : one of 41 equal parts of something one forty-first of the total

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