centesimal

[ sen-tes-uh-muh l ]
/ sɛnˈtɛs ə məl /
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adjective

hundredth; pertaining to division into hundredths.

Origin of centesimal

1675–85; < Latin centēsim(us) hundredth (cent(um) 100 + -ēsimus ordinal suffix) + -al1

Related forms

cen·tes·i·mal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for centesimal

centesimal

/ (sɛnˈtɛsɪməl) /

noun

hundredth

adjective

relating to division into hundredths

Derived Forms

centesimally, adverb

Word Origin for centesimal

C17: from Latin centēsimus, from centum hundred
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