Di*gam"ma(?), n. [Gr. ; = twice + ga`mma the letter . So called because it resembled two gammas placed one above the other.] (Gr. Gram.) A letter (, ) of the Greek alphabet, which early fell into disuse.
This form identifies it with the Latin F, though in sound it is said to have been nearer V. It was pronounced, probably, much like the English W.
Di*gam"mated(?), } a. Having the digamma or its representative letter or sound; as, the Latin word vis is a digammated form of the Greek 'i`s. Andrews.
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