noun cen·time \ˈsän-ˌtēm, ˈsen-\

Definition of CENTIME

:  any of several former monetary units equal to 1100 franc (as of Belgium, France, and Luxembourg)
— see dinar, dirham, franc, gourde at money table

Origin of CENTIME

French, from cent hundred (from Latin centum) + -ime (as in décime tenth part)
First Known Use: 1801


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