agma

noun

ag·​ma
ˈag-mə
plural -s
1
: the sound \ŋ\ in Greek or Latin
2
: the Greek letter gamma (γ) when used to represent the sound \ŋ\
3
: eng

Word History

Etymology

Late Greek, from Greek, fragment

First Known Use

circa 1889, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of agma was circa 1889

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“Agma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agma. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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