octothorpe


oc·to·thorpe

noun \ˈäk-tə-ˌthrp, -tō-\

Definition of OCTOTHORPE

:  the symbol #

Variants of OCTOTHORPE

oc·to·thorpe or oc·to·thorp \ˈäk-tə-ˌthrp, -tō-\

Origin of OCTOTHORPE

octo- + thorp, of unknown origin; from the eight points on its circumference
First Known Use: 1971

Rhymes with OCTOTHORPE

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