centesimal

adjective
cen·​tes·​i·​mal | \ sen-ˈte-sə-məl How to pronounce centesimal (audio) \

Definition of centesimal

: marked by or relating to division into hundredths

First Known Use of centesimal

1635, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for centesimal

Latin centesimus hundredth, from centum

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