per centum

[ per -sen-tuhm ]
/ pər ˈsɛn təm /

noun

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Origin of per centum

1555–65; <Latin: literally, by the hundred
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Example sentences from the Web for per centum

  • George Bross was eighty-five per-centum of the house Romance.

    The Day of Days|Louis Joseph Vance