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Arabic numerals

plural noun
1.
the characters 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, in general European use since the 12th century.
Also, Arabic figures.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50
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Arabic numeral

noun
1.
one of the symbols 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 (opposed to Roman numerals)
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Arabic numeral
  (ār'ə-bĭk)   
One of the numerical symbols 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, or 0. They are called Arabic numerals because they were introduced into western Europe from sources of Arabic scholarship.
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