Estrangela

noun
Es·​tran·​ge·​la | \ eˈstraŋgələ \
variants: or Estrangelo or Estranghelo \ -​ˌlō \
plural -s

Definition of Estrangela

: the earlier form of the Syriac alphabet — compare serta

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History and Etymology for Estrangela

Syriac esţrangelāyē rounded (letters), from Greek strongylos rounded; akin to Greek strangos twisted (draw tight)

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“Estrangela.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Estrangela. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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