Figural numbers
Figural Fig"ur*al, a. [From {Figure}.] 1. Represented by figure or delineation; consisting of figures; as, figural ornaments. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

2. (Mus.) Figurate. See {Figurate}. [1913 Webster]

{Figural numbers}. See {Figurate numbers}, under {Figurate}. [1913 Webster]


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