Definition of Centum
1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of centum) ¹
2. Adjective. (indo-european studies) referring to a Proto-Indo-European language group that did not produce sibilants from a series of palatovelar stops. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Centum
1. one hundred [n -S]
Medical Definition of Centum
1. L. Hundred Origin: L. One hundred (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Centum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1899)
"Treble ingrain, three-ply, and all chain Venetian carpets, twenty two cents per square yard, and in addition thereto forty per centum ad valorem. 378. ..."
2. The Tribune Almanac and Political Register by Horace Greeley (1914)
"17H Per centum ad valorem; exceeding n umber 5У and not exceeding number 79, 120 per centum ad valorem ; exceeding number 79 and not exceeding number 99, ..."
3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"204), a duty of fifty per centum ad valorem was levied "on hairpins made of iron wire ... 555-57), a duty of five per centum ad valorem, in addition to then ..."
4. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1860)
"... bleached or unbleached, and shoemakers' wax, fifteen per centum ad valorem; on Windsor, shaving, and all other perfumed or fancy soaps, or wash balls, ..."
5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1884)
"Tobacco, unmanufactured^ not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, thirty per centum ad valorem. SCHEDULE O.—PROVISIONS. ..."
6. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1886)
"The tax on the capital stock of corporations is only one half of that levied in Pennsylvania, namely, one quarter of a mill for each one per centum of ..."
7. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William Buck Dana (1867)
"On bunting, twenty cents per square yard, and, in addition thereto, thirty-five per centum ad valorem. On endless belts or felts for paper or printing ..."