siglum

noun sig·lum \ˈsigləm\

Definition of siglum

plural

sigla

\-lə\
  1. 1 :  a sign, abbreviation, letter, or character standing for words in ancient manuscripts or on coins or medals

  2. 2 :  a letter used to indicate manuscript or other source of an edited text

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Origin and Etymology of siglum

Latin, diminutive of signum sign, mark, figure, image — more at sign


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