chiffer

noun
chif·​fer | \ ˈshifə(r) \
variants: or less commonly chiffre
plural chiffers also chiffres

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History and Etymology for chiffer

French chiffre, from Italian cifra figure, from Medieval Latin, zero

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“Chiffer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chiffer. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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