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dingbat

[′diŋ‚bat]
(graphic arts)
In typography, a special symbol or ornamental character used to illustrate text. Also known as pi symbol.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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