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noun (supernumeraries)
  1. the supernumerary part or persons
  2. an extra or walk-on in a film or play; spear-carrier
adjective 
  1. extra; beyond the standard or prescribed amount
  2. greater in number than
  3. beyond what is necessary
(seeCites) Translations: 
  • French: surnuméraire
Etymology: From the Late Latin supernumarius "excessively high in number" from super "above; beyond" + numerum accusative of numerum "number"


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