zed

noun
\ˈzed \

Definition of zed 

chiefly British

: the letter z

First Known Use of zed

13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for zed

Middle English, from Middle French zede, from Late Latin zeta zeta, from Greek zēta

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