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 for separatrix
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Separatrix \Sep`a*ra"trix\, n.; pl. L. -trices, E. -trixes.
     [L., she that separates.] (Arith.)
     The decimal point; the dot placed at the left of a decimal
     fraction, to separate it from the whole number which it
     follows. The term is sometimes also applied to other marks of
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of
           information [syn: solidus, slash, virgule,
           diagonal, stroke, separatrix]

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