millieme

[ meel-yem, mee-yem ]
/ milˈyɛm, miˈyɛm /
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noun

a cupronickel coin of Egypt and Sudan, the 1000th part of a pound or the 10th part of a piaster.
a former coin and monetary unit of Libya, the 1000th part of a pound: replaced by the dirham.

Origin of millieme

1900–05; < French millièmeLatin millēsimus thousandth, equivalent to mille thousand + -ēsimus ordinal suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for millieme (1 of 2)

millieme

/ (miːlˈjɛm) /

noun

a Tunisian monetary unit worth one thousandth of a dinarAlso called: millime

Word Origin for millieme

from French millième thousandth

British Dictionary definitions for millieme (2 of 2)

millième

/ (miːlˈjɛm) /

noun

an Egyptian monetary unit worth one thousandth of a lira

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