zed

noun
\ ˈzed How to pronounce zed (audio) \

Definition of zed

chiefly British
: the letter z

First Known Use of zed

12th 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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“Zed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zed. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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