septendecillion

[ sep-ten-di-sil-yuh n ]
/ ˌsɛp tɛn dɪˈsɪl yən /

noun, plural sep·ten·de·cil·lions, (as after a numeral) sep·ten·de·cil·lion.

a cardinal number represented in the U.S. by 1 followed by 54 zeros, and in Great Britain by 1 followed by 102 zeros.

adjective

amounting to one septendecillion in number.

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Origin of septendecillion

1935–40; < Latin septendec(im) seventeen + -illion, as in million

OTHER WORDS FROM septendecillion

sep·ten·de·cil·lionth, adjective, noun
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