millieme

[meel-yem, mee-yem]
noun
  1. a cupronickel coin of Egypt and Sudan, the 1000th part of a pound or the 10th part of a piaster.
  2. 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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millieme

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

Word Origin for millieme

from French millième thousandth

millième

noun
  1. an Egyptian monetary unit worth one thousandth of a lira
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