Sextillion is a number equal to a 1 followed by 21 zeros.
1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 is an example of a sextillion.
- the number represented by 1 followed by 21 zeros
- Brit. the number represented by 1 followed by 36 zeros
Origin of sextillionFrench from Classical Latin sextus, sixth ( from sex, six) + French (m)illion
amounting to one sextillion in number
- The cardinal number equal to 1021.
- Chiefly British The cardinal number equal to 1036.
Origin of sextillionFrenchLatin sextus sixth ; see sextile . French -illion ( as in million million ) ( from Old French milion ; see million . )