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Definition of circumflex noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

circumflex

noun
/ˈsərkəmˌflɛks/ circumflex pronunciation American
(also circumflex accent)
 
the mark placed over a vowel in some languages to show how it should be pronounced, as over the o in rôle
compare acute accent, grave1, tilde, umlaut