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zed

 (zĕd)
n. Chiefly British
The letter z.

[Middle English, from Old French zede, from Late Latin zēta, zeta, from Greek; see zeta.]

zed

(zɛd)
n
(Phonetics & Phonology) the British spoken form of the letter z. US word: zee
[C15: from Old French zede, via Late Latin from Greek zēta]

zed

(zɛd)

n. Chiefly Brit.
the letter Z or z.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Middle French zede < Latin zēta < Greek zêta zeta]

zed

zee
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.zed - the 26th letter of the Roman alphabet; "the British call Z zed and the Scots call it ezed but Americans call it zee"; "he doesn't know A from izzard"
Latin alphabet, Roman alphabet - the alphabet evolved by the ancient Romans which serves for writing most of the languages of western Europe
alphabetic character, letter of the alphabet, letter - the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters"
Translations

zed

[zed] zee [ziː] (US) Nzeta f

zed

[zɛd] zee (Am) [ziː] n (letter name) → zeta m or f inv
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