Oxford Comma Definition

noun
The definition of a Oxford comma is a punctuation mark used before "and" or "or" in a list of three more items.
An example of the use of the Oxford comma is the final comma in a list (after the word "nurse") written by a student when he said was "interested in a career as a teacher, a nurse, or a scientist."
YourDictionary
A serial comma.
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Other Word Forms of Oxford Comma

Noun

Singular:
Oxford comma
Plural:
oxford-commas

Origin of Oxford Comma

  • From Oxford University Press, where such usage of the comma is the house style

    From Wiktionary

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