centesimate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From centēsimāt-, the perfect passive participial stem of the Latin centēsimō, from centēsimus (hundredth); compare tertiate, quintate, sextate, septimate, decimate, and duodecimate.

Verb[edit]

centesimate (third-person singular simple present centesimates, present participle centesimating, simple past and past participle centesimated)

  1. To select one person in every hundred for a punishment

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