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French word centurie comes from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥ (Ten.).

Centurie etymology ?

Centurie detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*déḱm̥ Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Ten.
*ḱm̥tóm Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Hundred.
*kentom Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Hundred (100).
centum Latin (lat) (cardinal) a hundred; 100.
centuria Latin (lat) (figuratively) any similar division, regardless of number. (historical, _, military) a company of Roman infantry, the smallest tactical division of a legion, originally of 100 men but later varying between 60 and 160. (historical, _, military) a company of auxiliary infantry equivalent to an Roman cohort, first established during the Imperial era.. (historical, _, politics) a traditional [...]
centurie French (fra) (historical, Ancient Rome, military) century (Roman army type unit). (literary, obsolete) century (period of 100 years).

Words with the same origin as centurie

Descendants of *déḱm̥
15e cenne cent centaine centenaire centime centième dix dixième dizaine douzaine douze douzième doyen décembre hectare onze onzième pourcent quatorze quinze seize seizième treize