from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A letter occurring in certain early forms of Greek and transliterated in English as w.
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- n. Letter of the Old Greek alphabet: Ϝ, ϝ
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A letter (�, �) of the Greek alphabet, which early fell into disuse.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A letter corresponding in derivation and alphabetic place to the Latin and modern European F, once belonging to the Greek alphabet, and retained longest among the Æolians.
Latin, from Greek : di-, two; see di-1 + gamma, gamma (because its shape resembles two gammas); see gamma.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)