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cedilla

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

cedilla \ce*dil"la\ (s[-e]*d[i^]l"l[.a]), noun [Sp. cedilla, cf. F. c['e]dille; dim. of zeta, the Gr. name of the letter z, because this letter was formerly written after the c, to give it the sound of s.] A mark placed under the letter c [thus, [,c]], to show that it is to be sounded like s, as in fa[,c]ade.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

cedilla

noun

1: a diacritical mark (,) placed below the letter c to indicate that it is pronounced as an s


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