noun mil·liard \ˈmil-ˌyärd, ˈmi-lē-ˌärd\

Definition of MILLIARD

:  a thousand millions — see number table

Origin of MILLIARD

French, from Middle French miliart, from mili- (from milion million)
First Known Use: 1789


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