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Supernumerary means "exceeding the usual number".

Supernumerary may also refer to:

  • Supernumerary actor, a performer in a film, television show, or stage production who has no role or purpose other than to appear in the background, more commonly referred to as an "extra"
  • Supernumerary body part, most commonly a congenital disorder involving the growth of an additional part of the body and a deviation from the body plan
  • Supernumerary judge, a semi-retired judge appointed to hear cases on a part-time basis
  • Supernumerary rainbow, extra colored bands sometimes seen inside the arc of a rainbow
  • Jewish Supernumerary Police, a Jewish militia active in the British Mandate of Palestine
  • Small supernumerary marker chromosome (sSMC), an extra, 47th autosomal chromosome
  • Supernumerary sexes (or supernumerary genders), gender categories beyond male and female
  • Supernumerary Tooth (or Hyperdontia), referring to the congenital presence of extra teeth
  • Supernumerary town, a town in Russian Empire which is not a center of an administrative subdivision of state

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