eighty-seventh

I. \\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷\ adjective
1. : being number 87 in a countable series

the eighty-seventh day

— see number table
2. : being one of 87 equal parts into which something is divisible

an eighty-seventh share of the money

II. noun
1. : number 87 in a countable series
2. : the quotient of a unit divided by 87 : one of 87 equal parts of something

one eighty-seventh of the total

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/ay"tee sev"euhnth/, adj.
1. next after the eighty-sixth; being the ordinal number for 87.
2. being one of 87 equal parts.
n.
3. an eighty-seventh part, esp. of one (1/87).
4. the eighty-seventh member of a series.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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