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zee

[ zee ]
/ zi /
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noun

the letter Z or z.

Nearby words

zedekiah, zedillo ponce de leon, zedoary, zedonk, zeds, zee, zeebrugge, zeeland, zeeland, paul van, zeelander, zeeman

Origin of zee

1665–75; by analogy with the names of other consonant letters; cf. zed
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British Dictionary definitions for zee

zee

/ (ziː) /

noun

the US word for zed
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for zee

zee


n.

"the letter Z," 1670s, now more common in American English.

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