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Ampersand

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Ampersand

An ampersand (or epershand; "&") is a logogram representing the conjunction word "and". This symbol is a ligature of the letters et, Latin for "and".

Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has crossing lines.

Category: Language Symbols.

Ampersand is part of the Punctuation group.

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