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Unicode name DAGGER
Code point U+2020
Entity number †
Unicode block General Punctuation
LaTeX input \dagger
[U+201F] [U+2021]


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  1. Died, dead.
    Joseph Smith, †1956
  2. (typography) Secondary footnote.
  3. (cricket) Used in scorecards to indicate the wicketkeeper.
  4. (biology) Extinct
  5. (botany) Used to indicated a destroyed type specimen.
    • 1986, Jeffrey, C., Kew Bulletin, Vol. 41, No. 4, p. 906:
      "Type: Zaire, Ruwenzori, Butago valley, Mildbraed 2575 (holotype B; isotype BR)."

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