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cental

[ sen-tl ]
/ ˈsɛn tl /
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noun
Chiefly British. a hundredweight of 112 pounds (50.8 kilograms).
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Origin of cental

First recorded in 1865–70; from 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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