Character  œ 
Unicode name LATIN SMALL LIGATURE OE
Latin Extended-A U+0153

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œ lower case (upper case Œ)

  1. Ligature of Latin letters o and e.

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œ

  1. (IPA) open-mid front rounded vowel

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EnglishEdit

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œ lower case (upper case Œ)

  1. (chiefly archaic) A ligature of vowels o and e.

Usage notesEdit

  • Normally used for words of either Ancient Greek or Latin origin.
  • Rare in modern times.
  • Often absent in American English; reduced to e.

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œ (lower case, upper case Œ)

  1. Letter in the French alphabet, a combination of o and e.

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œ (lower case, upper case Œ)

  1. (obsolete) Vowel borrowed from Latin. Succeeded by ö.
Last modified on 4 April 2014, at 04:01