#define aliquot

August 28, 2004
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Pronunciation: ‘a-l&-“kwat, -kw&t

Function: adjective

Etymology: Medieval Latin _aliquotus, _from Latin _aliquot _some, several, from _alius _other + _quot _how many

1 : contained an exact number of times in something else – used of a divisor or part <5 is an aliquot part of 15>
2 : fractional

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