agma

noun
ag·ma | \ ˈag-mə \
plural -s

Definition of agma 

1 : the sound \ŋ\ in Greek or Latin

2 : the Greek letter gamma (γ) when used to represent the sound \ŋ\

3 : eng

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First Known Use of agma

circa 1889, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for agma

Late Greek, from Greek, fragment

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