milliard

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noun mil·liard \ˈmil-ˌyärd, ˈmi-lē-ˌärd\

Definition of milliard

British

  1. :  a thousand millions — see number table

Origin and Etymology of milliard

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


First Known Use: 1789

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