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millesimal

[mi-les-uh-muh l]
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adjective
  1. thousandth.
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noun
  1. a thousandth part.
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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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Historical Examples

  • Millesimal, mil-les′im-al, adj. thousandth: consisting of thousandth parts.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M)

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British Dictionary definitions for millesimal

millesimal

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

C18: from Latin mīllēsimus
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