centesimal

[sen-tes-uh-muh l]
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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 formscen·tes·i·mal·ly, adverb
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centesimal

noun

hundredth

adjective

relating to division into hundredths
Derived Formscentesimally, adverb

Word Origin for centesimal

C17: from Latin centēsimus, from centum hundred
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