interpunction

noun
in·​ter·​punc·​tion
plural -s

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History and Etymology for interpunction

Latin interpunction-, interpunctio, from interpunctus (past participle of interpungere to punctuate, interpoint, from inter- + pungere to prick) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Interpunction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interpunction. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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