caret

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noun car·et \ˈker-ət, ˈka-rət\

Definition of caret

  1. :  a wedge-shaped mark made on written or printed matter to indicate the place where something is to be inserted

Origin and Etymology of caret

Latin, there is lacking, from carēre to lack, be without


First Known Use: 1681



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