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angle bracket

noun
1.
one of two marks < or > used in printing to enclose parenthetical matter, interpolations, etc.
Origin of angle bracket
1955-1960
First recorded in 1955-60
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British Dictionary definitions for angle bracket

angle bracket

noun
1.
either of a pair of brackets having the shapes < and >
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