Origin of chiliad
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These probably included the logarithms of the first chiliad which he published in 1617.
Or, from the Greek, chiliad; and hence the word chiliasm, expressing the belief in a millennium.Anarchism|E. V. Zenker
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Word Origin for chiliad
Word Origin and History for chiliad
"group of 1,000" (of the same sort), 1590s, from Latinized form of Greek khiliados, from khilioi "a thousand; the number 1,000" (see chiliasm).