quattuordecillion

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noun, often attributive quat·tu·or·de·cil·lion \ˌkwä-tə-ˌwȯr-di-ˈsil-yən\

Definition of quattuordecillion

  1. US :  a number equal to 1 followed by 45 zeros — see number table; also, British :  a number equal to 1 followed by 84 zeros — see number table

Origin and Etymology of quattuordecillion

Latin quattuordecim fourteen (from quattuor four + decem ten) + English -illion (as in million) — more at ten


First Known Use: 1848


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