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obelus: Meaning and Definition of

ob•e•lus

Pronunciation: (ob'u-lus), [key]
? pl. -li
  1. a mark (? or ) used in ancient manuscripts to point out spurious, corrupt, doubtful, or superfluous words or passages.
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