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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A writing system using picture symbols; Writing that resembles picture symbols (usually by being illegible).

Usage examples (34)
  • I could not decipher that hieroglyph.
  • The hieroglyph is a symbol, denoting something without letters or syllables; as, pictures of a bee stand for king.
  • The hieroglyph is definitely determined (Fig. 21).
  • His figure without the hieroglyph occurs in Dr. 3. for more
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