aspiratae

aspirata

[as-puh-rey-tuh]
noun, plural aspiratae [as-puh-rey-tee] . Greek Grammar.
a voiceless stop accompanied by strong aspiration, as φ, θ, χ.

Origin:
< Late Latin (littera) aspīrāta aspirated (letter); see aspirate

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