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pilcrow

[ pil-kroh ]
/ ˈpɪl kroʊ /
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noun

a paragraph mark.

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Origin of pilcrow

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