cen·​tes·​i·​mal sen-ˈte-sə-məl How to pronounce centesimal (audio)
: marked by or relating to division into hundredths

Word History


Latin centesimus hundredth, from centum

First Known Use

1635, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of centesimal was in 1635

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“Centesimal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/centesimal. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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