millieme

millieme

[meel-yem, mee-yem]
noun
1.
a cupronickel coin of Egypt and Sudan, the 1000th part of a pound or the 10th part of a piaster.
2.
a former coin and monetary unit of Libya, the 1000th part of a pound: replaced by the dirham.

Origin:
1900–05; < French millièmeLatin millēsimus thousandth, equivalent to mille thousand + -ēsimus ordinal suffix

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millieme (miːlˈjɛm)
 
n
Also called: millime a Tunisian monetary unit worth one thousandth of a dinar
 
[from French millième thousandth]

millième (miːlˈjɛm)
 
n
an Egyptian monetary unit worth one thousandth of a lira

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