Definitions

from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The cardinal number equal to 1051.
  • n. Chiefly British The cardinal number equal to 1096.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. 1051.
  • n. 1096.

Etymologies

Latin sexdecim, sixteen (sex, six; see s(w)eks in Indo-European roots + decem, ten; see deci-) + (m)illion.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin sexĀ ("six") prefixed with decillion. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And other names for it are ten duotrigintillion, ten thousand sexdecillion, or ten sexdecilliard.

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