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caret

noun car·et \ˈker-ət, ˈka-rət\

Definition of CARET

:  a wedge-shaped mark made on written or printed matter to indicate the place where something is to be inserted
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Origin of CARET

Latin, there is lacking, from carēre to lack, be without
First Known Use: 1681

Other Publishing Terms

annotate, dreadful, emend, expurgate, factoid, jump, lobster shift, redaction, referee

Rhymes with CARET

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