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zed

[ zed ]
/ zɛd /
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noun Chiefly British.
the letter Z or z.
a Z-bar.
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Origin of zed

1400–50; late Middle English <Middle French zede<Latin zēta<Greek zêtazeta

Other definitions for zed (2 of 2)

Zed
[ zed ]
/ zɛd /

noun
a male given name, form of Zedekiah.
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British Dictionary definitions for zed

zed
/ (zɛd) /

noun
the British spoken form of the letter zUS word: zee

Word Origin for zed

C15: from Old French zede, via Late Latin from Greek zēta
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