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B is a 1 letter word which starts with the letter B and ends with the letter B for which we found 1 definitions.

Definition
- is the second letter of the English alphabet. (See Guide to Pronunciation // 196 220.) It is etymologically related to p v f w and m letters representing sounds having a close organic affinity to its own sound; as in Eng. bursar and purser; Eng. bear and Lat. ferre; Eng. silver and Ger. silber; Lat. cubitum and It. gomito; Eng. seven Anglo-Saxon seofon Ger. sieben Lat. septem Gr.epta` Sanskrit saptan. The form of letter B is Roman from Greek B (Beta) of Semitic origin. The small b was formed by gradual change from the capital B.

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