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millesimal

[mi-les-uh-muh l] /mɪˈlɛs ə məl/
adjective
noun
2.
a thousandth part.
Origin
1710-1720
1710-20; < Latin millēsim(us) thousandth (mille thousand + -ēsimus ordinal suffix) + -al1
Related forms
millesimally, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for millesimal

millesimal

/mɪˈlɛsɪməl/
adjective
1.
  1. denoting a thousandth
  2. (as noun): a millesimal
2.
of, consisting of, or relating to a thousandth
Word Origin
C18: from Latin mīllēsimus
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