centesimate

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

VerbEdit

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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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

centēsimāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of centēsimō