Definition of Aeolic digamma in English:

Aeolic digamma

noun

  • The sixth letter of the early Greek alphabet preserved in the Aeolic dialect.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Edward Stillingfleet (1635–1699), bishop of Worcester and theologian. After classical Latin Aeolicum digammon; compare Aeolica littera Aeolic letter, and also French digamma éolique.