Omicron meaning

ŏmĭ-krŏn, ōmĭ-
The 15th letter of the Greek alphabet.
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The fifteenth letter of the Greek alphabet (Ο, ο)
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The name for the 15th letter of Classical and Modern Greek. The 16th in Ancient and Old Greek.
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Origin of omicron

  • Middle English from Greek o mīkron small o (because of its being a short vowel in Greek) o the letter o mīkron neuter of mīkros small

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition