centime

noun
cen·​time | \ ˈsän-ˌtēm How to pronounce centime (audio) , ˈsen-\

Definition of centime

1 : any of several former monetary units equal to ¹/₁₀₀ franc (as of Belgium, France, and Luxembourg)
2 : a monetary subunit of the dinar (Algeria), dirham (Morocco), franc (a number of especially sub-Saharan nations in Africa), and gourde — see dinar, dirham, franc, gourde at Money Table

First Known Use of centime

1796, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for centime

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

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