Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The ordinal number matching the number 20 in a series.
  • noun One of 20 equal parts.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Next after the nineteenth: an ordinal numeral.
  • Being one of twenty equal parts into which anything is divided.
  • noun The quotient of unity divided by twenty; one of twenty equal parts of anything.
  • noun In early English law, a twentieth of the rents of the year, or of movables, or both, granted or levied by way of tax.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Next in order after the nineteenth; tenth after the tenth; coming after nineteen others; -- the ordinal of twenty.
  • adjective Constituting, or being, one of twenty equal parts into which anything is divided.
  • noun The next in order after the nineteenth; one coming after nineteen others.
  • noun The quotient of a unit divided by twenty; one of twenty equal parts of one whole.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective The ordinal form of the number twenty.
  • noun A person or thing in the twentieth position.
  • noun One of twenty equal parts of a whole.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective coming next after the nineteenth in position
  • noun position 20 in a countable series of things

Etymologies

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twenty +‎ -eth

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