centaine etymology

French word centaine comes from French cent ((cardinal) hundred.), French -aine

Detailed word origin of centaine

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cent French (fra) (cardinal) hundred.
-aine French (fra) (noun, or, adjective) (demonyms). (noun-only) Indicates approximation, suffixed to a number.
centaine French (fra) (in plural centaines) hundreds (in arithmetic). Hundred, about a hundred, about one hundred.

Words with the same origin as centaine

Descendants of -aine
cinquantaine dizaine douzaine huitaine quarantaine soixantaine trentaine vingtaine