plural sigla
: a sign, abbreviation, letter, or character standing for words in ancient manuscripts or on coins or medals
: a letter used to indicate manuscript or other source of an edited text

Word History


Latin, diminutive of signum sign, mark, figure, image

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“Siglum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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