millesimal

[mi-les-uh-muh l]

adjective

noun

a thousandth part.

Nearby words

  1. millerand, alexandre,
  2. millerbird,
  3. millerite,
  4. milles,
  5. milles, carl,
  6. millet,
  7. millet, francis davis,
  8. millet, jean françois,
  9. millett,
  10. millhouse

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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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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