millesimal

noun
mil·​les·​i·​mal | \ mə-ˈle-sə-məl How to pronounce millesimal (audio) \

Definition of millesimal

: the quotient of a unit divided by 1000 : one of 1000 equal parts

Other Words from millesimal

millesimal adjective
millesimally \ mə-​ˈle-​sə-​mə-​lē How to pronounce millesimally (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of millesimal

1719, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for millesimal

Latin millesimus, adjective, thousandth, from mille

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“Millesimal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/millesimal. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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