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From Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin ligatus, past participle of ligare (to tie, bind).

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Singular
Ligature

Plural
countable and uncountable; plural Ligatures

Ligature (countable and uncountable; plural Ligatures)
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  1. (uncountable) The act of tying or binding something.
  2. (countable) A cord or similar thing used to tie something; especially the thread used in surgery to close a vessel or duct.
  3. (countable) A character that visually combines multiple letters, such as æ, œ, ß or ij; a logotype.
  4. (countable) (music) A group of notes played as a phrase, or the curved line that indicates such a phrase.
  5. (countable) A piece used to hold a reed to the mouthpiece on woodwind instruments.

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From Latin ligatus, past participle of ligare 'to tie, bind'

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Ligature f. (plural Ligatures)

  1. a tie; the action of tying
  2. a binding, notably in horticulture
  3. ligature; a character that combines multiple letters; logotype.

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