per centum

noun
per cen·​tum | \ pər-ˈsen-təm How to pronounce per centum (audio) \

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First Known Use of per centum

circa 1565, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for per centum

per + Latin centum

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The first known use of per centum was circa 1565

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“Per centum.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/per%20centum. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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