noun (wikipedia, Cent (currency))
Etymology: Borrowed from Old French cent, "hundred", from Latin centum, from Proto-Indo-European
- A subunit of currency equal to one-hundredth of the main unit of currency in many countries, including the United States. Symbol: Â¢.
- A subunit of currency equal to one-hundredth of the euro.
- A coin having face value of one cent (in either of the above senses).
- (music) A hundredth of a half step.
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