Dictionary.com

millesimal

[ mi-les-uh-muhl ]
/ mɪˈlɛs ə məl /
Save This Word!

adjective
noun
a thousandth part.
QUIZ
TAKE JOY IN ACING THIS QUIZ ON “PRIDE” SYNONYMS
Hold your head up high as you embark on this quiz that explores some of the synonyms and meanings of “pride.”
Question 1 of 7
What does "dignity" mean?

Origin of millesimal

1710–20; <Latin millēsim(us) thousandth (mille thousand + -ēsimus ordinal suffix) + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM millesimal

mil·les·i·mal·ly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use millesimal in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for millesimal

millesimal
/ (mɪˈlɛsɪməl) /

adjective
  1. denoting a thousandth
  2. (as noun)a millesimal
of, consisting of, or relating to a thousandth

Word Origin for millesimal

C18: from Latin mīllēsimus
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK