decillion

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noun, often attributive de·cil·lion \di-ˈsil-yən\

Definition of decillion

  1. US :  a number equal to 1 followed by 33 zeros — see number table; also, British :  a number equal to 1 followed by 60 zeros — see number table

Origin and Etymology of decillion

Latin decem + English -illion (as in million)


First Known Use: 1844

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