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Eighteenth

Eighteenth

1. Next in order after the seventeenth.

2. Consisting of one of eighteen equal parts or divisions of a thing.

Origin: From Eighteen.

1. The quotient of a unit divided by eighteen; one of eighteen equal parts or divisions.

2. The eighth after the tenth.


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