sen·​te ˈsen-tē How to pronounce sente (audio)
plural licente or lisente li-ˈsen-tē How to pronounce sente (audio)
a monetary subunit of the loti see loti at Money Table

Word History


Sesotho, from English cent

First Known Use

1966, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sente was in 1966

Dictionary Entries Near sente

Cite this Entry

“Sente.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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