thirty-eighth

adjective

Definition of thirty-eighth

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : being number 38 in a countable series the thirty-eighth day — see Table of Numbers
2 : being one of 38 equal parts into which anything is divisible a thirty-eighth share of the money

thirty-eighth

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Definition of thirty-eighth (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : number 38 in a countable series
2 : the quotient of a unit divided by 38 : one of 38 equal parts of anything one thirty-eighth of the total

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