milliard

noun
mil·​liard | \ ˈmil-ˌyärd How to pronounce milliard (audio) , ˈmi-lē-ˌärd \

Definition of milliard

British
: a thousand millions — see Table of Numbers

First Known Use of milliard

1789, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for milliard

French, from Middle French miliart, from mili- (from milion million)

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“Milliard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/milliard. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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