[ ok-toh-di-sil-yuh n ]
/ ˌɒk toʊ dɪˈsɪl yən /

noun, plural oc·to·de·cil·lions, (as after a numeral) oc·to·de·cil·lion.

a cardinal number represented in the U.S. by 1 followed by 57 zeros, and in Great Britain by 1 followed by 108 zeros.


amounting to one octodecillion in number.

Origin of octodecillion

1935–40; < Latin octōdec(im) eighteen + English -illion, as in million
Related formsoc·to·de·cil·lionth, adjective, noun
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