pilcrow

[ pil-kroh ]

noun
  1. the character ¶, used in editing and printing to indicate the beginning of a new paragraph; paragraph mark.

Origin of pilcrow

1
1400–50; apparently alteration (perhaps conformed to crow1) of late Middle English pylcraft(e), perhaps <Old French paragrafe, pelagrapheparagraph

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