[om-i-kron, oh-mi-] /ˈɒm ɪˌkrɒn, ˈoʊ mɪ-/

the 15th letter of the Greek alphabet (O, o).
the vowel sound represented by this letter.
/əʊˈmaɪkrɒn; ˈɒmɪkrɒn/
the 15th letter in the Greek alphabet (Ο, ο), a short vowel, transliterated as o

15th letter of the Greek alphabet, literally “small ‘o,’ ” from Greek (s)mikros “small,” from PIE *smik-. Because the vowel was “short” in ancient Greek. Cf. Omega.

omicron om·i·cron (ŏm’ĭ-krŏn’, ō’mĭ-)

Symbol o The 15th letter of the Greek alphabet.


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