descender


de·scend·er

noun \di-ˈsen-dər, ˈdē-ˌ\

Definition of DESCENDER

:  the part of a lowercase letter (as p) that descends below the main body of the letter; also :  a letter that has such a part

First Known Use of DESCENDER

1802

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