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Noun: centime  'són,teem
  1. A fractional monetary unit of several countries: France and Algeria and Belgium and Burkina Faso and Burundi and Cameroon and Chad and the Congo and Gabon and Haiti and the Ivory Coast and Luxembourg and Mali and Morocco and Niger and Rwanda and Senegal and Switzerland and Togo
  2. A coin worth one-hundredth of the value of the basic unit
    - penny, cent

Derived forms: centimes

Type of: coin, fractional monetary unit, subunit

Part of: Algerian dinar, Belgian franc, Burkina Faso franc, Burundi franc, Cameroon franc, Chadian franc, Congo franc, Cote d'Ivoire franc, dinar, dirham, franc, Gabon franc, Ivory Coast franc, Luxembourg franc, Mali franc, Moroccan dirham, Niger franc, Rwanda franc, Senegalese franc, Swiss franc, Togo franc

Encyclopedia: Centime