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  • n. The obsolete Greek letter Ϡ, ϡ.
  • n. The numeral 900.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A character, , representing a Phenician sibilant in early Dorian (Greek) use, and called san, but retained later only as a numeral sign, with pi added to its name, because of the resemblance of the character in form to a Greek π (pi). Its value as a numeral was 900.

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