millieme

noun
mil·​lieme | \ mē(l)-ˈyem How to pronounce millieme (audio) \
plural milliemes\ mē(l)-​ˈyem(z) How to pronounce millieme (audio) \

Definition of millieme

: a unit of value of Egypt and Sudan equal to ¹/₁₀₀₀ pound

First Known Use of millieme

1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for millieme

French millième thousandth, from Middle French, from mille thousand, from Latin

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“Millieme.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/millieme. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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