Google has a standard search syntax
e.g. quotations marks (
") for a phrase, a prefix such (
-) for qualified terms or the use of
OR between words instead of
Sounds like it is a standard with a name. What is it?
If Google has a special name for their search syntax, they've never shared it publicly.
If you look at this link: https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/2466433?hl=en
You can see that even Google just says "Google Search"