millesimal

[ mi-les-uh-muh l ]
/ mɪˈlɛs ə məl /

adjective

noun

a thousandth part.

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
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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
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