signum

noun sig·num \ˈsignəm\

Definition of signum

plural

signa

\-nə\
  1. 1 :  something that marks or identifies or represents :  sign, signature

  2. 2 [Medieval Latin, from Late Latin, ringing of a bell, from Latin, sign] :  a tower bell large enough to serve as a signal

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Origin and Etymology of signum

Latin — more at sign


First Known Use: 1643


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