typographic ligature

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

typographic (from Latin typographicus) + ligature (from Middle English, from Middle French, from Late Latin ligātura).

examples of ligatures

Noun[edit]

typographic ligature (plural typographic ligatures)

  1. (countable, typography) A character that visually combines multiple letters, usually but not always by connecting them (making them contiguous), such as æ, œ, ß or ij; a logotype.