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Meaning of HIEROGLYPHIC

Pronunciation:  `hIuru'glifik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a writing system using picture symbols; used in ancient Egypt
  2. [n]  writing that resembles hieroglyphics (usually by being illegible)
  3. [adj]  written in or belonging to a writing system using pictorial symbols
  4. [adj]  resembling hieroglyphic writing
 

HIEROGLYPHIC is a 12 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: hieroglyph, hieroglyphical
 
 See Also: hieratic, hieratic script, orthography, writing, writing system

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hi`er*o*glyph"ic\, Hieroglyphical
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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