noun (plural: colons or obsolete: cola)
- (grammar) The punctuation mark ":" introducing a quotation or a series of items, or separating clauses.
- (anatomy) The final segment of the digestive system, after (distal to) the ileum and before (proximal to) the anus
- A rhetorical figure consisting of a clause which is grammatically, but not logically, complete.
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