no·​vem·​de·​cil·​lion ˌnō-ˌvem-di-ˈsil-yən How to pronounce novemdecillion (audio)
often attributive
US : a number equal to 1 followed by 60 zeros see Table of Numbers
also, British : a number equal to 1 followed by 114 zeros see Table of Numbers

Examples of novemdecillion in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With 207 games remaining, there are about 206 novemdecillion different ways the N.F.L. regular season could end. Josh Katz, New York Times, 7 Oct. 2021 And a 50-city tour has more than 304 novemdecillion options. Jo Craven McGinty, WSJ, 11 Aug. 2017

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Word History


Latin novemdecim nineteen (from novem + decem ten) + English -illion (as in million) — more at ten

First Known Use

1848, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of novemdecillion was in 1848

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Cite this Entry

“Novemdecillion.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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