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pilcrow

[pil-kroh] /ˈpɪl kroʊ/
noun
1.
a paragraph mark.
Origin of pilcrow
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; apparently alteration (perhaps conformed to crow1) of late Middle English pylcraft(e), perhaps < Old French paragrafe, pelagraphe paragraph
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