virgule

noun
vir·​gule | \ ˈvər-(ˌ)gyül How to pronounce virgule (audio) \

Definition of virgule

First Known Use of virgule

1837, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for virgule

French, from Latin virgula small stripe, obelus, from diminutive of virga rod

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“Virgule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/virgule. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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