cental

[ sen-tl ]
/ ˈsɛn tl /
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noun

Chiefly British. a hundredweight of 112 pounds (50.8 kg).

Nearby words

  1. census tract,
  2. cent,
  3. cent sign,
  4. cent-,
  5. cent.,
  6. centare,
  7. centas,
  8. centaur,
  9. centaurea,
  10. centaurs

Origin of cental

1865–70; < Latin cent(um) 100 + (quint)al

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British Dictionary definitions for cental

cental

/ (ˈsɛntəl) /

noun

a unit of weight equal to 100 pounds (45.3 kilograms)

Word Origin for cental

C19: from Latin centum hundred

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