numeration

noun nu·mer·a·tion \ ˌnü-mə-ˈrā-shən , ˌnyü- \

Definition of numeration

1 a : the act or process or an instance of counting or numbering; also : a system of counting or numbering
b : an act or instance of designating by a number
2 : the art of reading in words numbers expressed by numerals

First Known Use of numeration

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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