signa

imperative verb

sig·​na ˈsig-nə How to pronounce signa (audio)
: write on label

Word History

Etymology

Latin, indicate, mark, imperative of signare

First Known Use

1896, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of signa was in 1896

Dictionary Entries Near signa

Cite this Entry

“Signa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/signa. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

Medical Definition

signa

imperative verb
sig·​na ˈsig-nə How to pronounce signa (audio)
: write on label
used to introduce the signature in writing a prescription
abbreviation S, Sig
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