noun met·obelus \(ˈ)met+\

Definition of metobelus



  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of metobelus

New Latin, from meta- + obelus

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a brief usually trivial fact

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