thirty-one

1 of 3

adjective

: being one more than 30 in number
thirty-one years
see Table of Numbers

thirty-one

2 of 3

pronoun, plural in construction

"
: 31 countable persons or things not specified but under consideration and being enumerated
thirty-one are here
thirty-one were found

thirty-one

3 of 3

noun

"
1
: one and 30
2
a
: 31 units or objects
a total of thirty-one
b
: a group or set of 31
3
: the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 31
4
[translation of French trente et un] : any of various games played with cards, dice, or numbers in which the winner is the player whose score equals or most nearly approaches 31

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“Thirty-one.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thirty-one. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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