[ uhn-di-sil-yuhn ]
/ ˌʌn dɪˈsɪl yən /
noun, plural un·de·cil·lions, (as after a numeral) un·de·cil·lion.
a cardinal number represented in the U.S. by 1 followed by 36 zeros, and in Great Britain by 1 followed by 66 zeros.
amounting to one undecillion in number.
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Origin of undecillion
1930–35; <Latin undec(im) eleven (ūn(us) one + -decim, combining form of decemten) + -illion, as in million
OTHER WORDS FROM undecillionun·de·cil·lionth, adjective, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for undecillion
"An undecillion is ten raised to the 36th power," Freddy sighed, fearing that he wasn't getting through to Willy.Master of None|Lloyd Neil Goble