metobelus

noun

met·​obelus
(ˈ)met+
plural metobeli
: a symbol variously written (as by:) and used in ancient manuscripts (as of the Septuagint) to mark the end of a suspected or spurious passage compare obelus

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from meta- + obelus

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“Metobelus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/metobelus. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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