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Sol  (sl, sl)
n.
The sun.

[Middle English, from Latin sl; see swel- in Indo-European roots.]

sol 1  (sl) also so (s)
n. Music
The fifth tone of the diatonic scale in solfeggio.

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin; see gamut.]

sol 2  (sl)
n.
An old French coin worth 12 deniers.

[French, from Old French, from Late Latin solidus, solidus; see solidus.]

sol 3  (sl)
n. pl. so·les (sls)
See Table at currency.

[Spanish, sun (from the drawing on the coin), from Latin sl, sun; see swel- in Indo-European roots.]

sol 4  (s?l, sl)
n.
A colloidal solution.

[From solution.]
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