millesimal

[mi-les-uh-muh l]

adjective

noun

a thousandth part.

Origin of millesimal

1710–20; < Latin millēsim(us) thousandth (mille thousand + -ēsimus ordinal suffix) + -al1
Related formsmil·les·i·mal·ly, adverb
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Related Words for millesimal

millenarian, millenary, chiliastic, millennial

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British Dictionary definitions for millesimal

millesimal

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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