semeion

noun

se·​mei·​on
sə̇ˈmīˌän
plural semeia
-īə
1
: mora
2
: either of the two divisions of a foot
also : a corresponding division of a measure or colon in Greek and Latin prosody

Word History

Etymology

Late Greek sēmeion, from Greek, mark, sign, note, from sēma sign

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“Semeion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/semeion. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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