cen·​tal ˈsen-tᵊl How to pronounce cental (audio)
chiefly British

Word History


Latin centum + English -al (as in quintal)

First Known Use

1858, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cental was in 1858

Dictionary Entries Near cental

Cite this Entry

“Cental.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cental. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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