san·​tims ˈsän-ˌtims How to pronounce santims (audio)
plural santimi ˈsän-ti-mē How to pronounce santims (audio) or santimu ˈsän-ti-mü How to pronounce santims (audio)
a former monetary unit equal to ¹/₁₀₀ lats

Word History


Latvian (nominative plural santimi, genitive plural santimu), from French centime centime

First Known Use

1924, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of santims was in 1924

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Cite this Entry

“Santims.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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