noun apos·tro·phus \-fəs\

Definition of apostrophus



  1. 1 :  2apostrophe

  2. 2 :  a symbol that resembles a backwards letter C and that was used in the ancient Roman number system in combination with the symbol I to represent 500

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Origin and Etymology of apostrophus

Late Latin — more at apostrophe

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capable of being understood in two ways

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