tredecillion

[ tree-di-sil-yuh n ]
/ ˌtri dɪˈsɪl yən /

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

a cardinal number represented in the U.S. by 1 followed by 42 zeros, and in Great Britain by 1 followed by 78 zeros.

adjective

amounting to one tredecillion in number.

Nearby words

  1. treble staff,
  2. treblinka,
  3. trebuchet,
  4. trebucket,
  5. trecento,
  6. tree,
  7. tree aster,
  8. tree creeper,
  9. tree cricket,
  10. tree diagram

Origin of tredecillion

1930–35; < Latin trē(s) three + decillion

Related formstre·de·cil·lionth, adjective, noun

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