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noun cen·time \ˈsän-ˌtēm, ˈsen-\

Definition of centime

  1. 1 :  any of several former monetary units equal to 1100 franc (as of Belgium, France, and Luxembourg)

  2. 2 — see dinar, dirham, franc, gourde at money table

Origin and Etymology of centime

French, from cent hundred (from Latin centum) + -ime (as in décime tenth part)

First Known Use: 1801

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