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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Latin
Origin: centurio, from centuria; CENTURY

centurion

noun
     
Related topics: Army
cen‧tu‧ri‧on [countable]
PMA an army officer of ancient Rome, who was in charge of about 100 soldiers

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