One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Mathematics and Logic. The property of being or representing a particular number of discrete things (as distinct from an amount or size). Contrasted with quantity.
Early 17th century (in an earlier sense). Probably partly from French quotité proportion, and partly from either classical Latin quot how many or classical Latin quotus of what number or amount + -ity. Compare post-classical Latin quotitas number.
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