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circa 1690, in the meaning defined above
Latin quintus + English -illion (as in million)
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“Quintillion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quintillion. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.
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