di·​gam·​mat·​ed | \ dīˈgaˌmātə̇d \

Definition of digammated

1 : having the Greek letter digamma
2 : inferred to have had a w-sound of which actual orthographic evidence does not survive used of a Greek word or root or of the vowel following the inferred soundthe number of digammated roots in Homer— R. C. Jebb
3 : printed with digamma inserted where its sound is believed originally to have been employed a digammated edition of Homer

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“Digammated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/digammated. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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