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macron (n.)

"short horizontal line placed over a vowel to indicate length," 1827, from Latinized form of Greek makron, neuter of makros "long" (from PIE root *mak- "long, thin").

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Definitions of macron

macron (n.)
a diacritical mark (-) placed above a vowel to indicate a long sound;
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