Meaning of COMMA in English

■ noun

1》 a punctuation mark (,) indicating a pause between parts of a sentence or separating items in a list.

2》 Music a minute interval or difference of pitch.

3》 a widespread butterfly that has orange and brown wings and a white ~-shaped mark on the underside of the hindwing. [ Polygonia c-album .]


C16: via L. from Gk komma 'piece cut off, short clause', from koptein 'cut'.

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