duodecillion

noun, often attributive duo·de·cil·lion \ ˌdü-ō-di-ˈsil-yən , ˌdyü- \

Definition of duodecillion

US :a number equal to 1 followed by 39 zeros — see Table of Numbers; alsoBritish :a number equal to 1 followed by 72 zeros — see Table of Numbers

Origin and Etymology of duodecillion

Latin duodecim twelve + English -illion (as in million)

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