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Ξ ξ, ξεῖ (q.v.), τό, indecl., fifteenth (later fourteenth) letter of most of the Eastern Greek alphabets, including the Ionic (later general Gr.) alphabet ; not used in Western Greek alphabets or in the native Attic alphabet ; in form and serial position (IG14.2420) it corresponds to the Semitic
A.samech (a form of s), but has acquired the new value ks ; as numeral ξ᾽ = 60, but ξ᾽ = 60,000.
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