paragraph mark

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noun

the character, used in editing and printing to indicate the beginning of a new paragraph; pilcrow.

Nearby words

  1. paragonimus westermani,
  2. paragonite,
  3. paragould,
  4. paragrammatism,
  5. paragraph,
  6. paragrapher,
  7. paragraphia,
  8. paragraphic,
  9. paraguay,
  10. paraguay tea

Origin of paragraph mark

First recorded in 1850–55

Also called paragraph sign.

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