Fifteenth



[fif-teenth] /ˈfɪfˈtinθ/

adjective
1.
next after the fourteenth; being the ordinal number for 15.
2.
being one of 15 equal parts.
noun
3.
a fifteenth part, especially of one (1/15).
4.
the fifteenth member of a series.
5.
Music. the interval of two octaves.
/ˈfɪfˈtiːnθ/
adjective
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noun
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3.
the fraction equal to one divided by 15 (1/15)
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adj.

late 14c., from fifteen + -th (1). By 15c. displacing forms derived from Old English fifteoða. Cf. Old Frisian fiftuda, Dutch vijftiende, German fünfzehnte, Old Norse fimmtandi, Gothic fimftataihunda.

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