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digraph

noun di·graph \ˈdī-ˌgraf\

Definition of DIGRAPH

1
:  a group of two successive letters whose phonetic value is a single sound (as ea in bread or ng in sing) or whose value is not the sum of a value borne by each in other occurrences (as ch in chin where the value is \t\ + \sh\)
2
:  a group of two successive letters
3
:  ligature 4
di·graph·ic \dī-ˈgra-fik\ adjective
di·graph·i·cal·ly \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of DIGRAPH

1780

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