quindecillion

noun, often attributive
quin·​de·​cil·​lion | \ ˌkwin-di-ˈsil-yən How to pronounce quindecillion (audio) \

Definition of quindecillion

US : a number equal to 1 followed by 48 zeros — see Table of Numbers also, British : a number equal to 1 followed by 90 zeros — see Table of Numbers

Examples of quindecillion in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Or even worse, part of a plot to make $5 quindecillion. Peter Dunn, Indianapolis Star, 3 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of quindecillion

1848, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for quindecillion

Latin quindecim fifteen (from quinque five + decem ten) + English -illion (as in million) — more at ten

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“Quindecillion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quindecillion. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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