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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n- A picture script notably one used by the ancient Egyptian priesthood.

Usage examples (38)
  • Flowers are beautiful hieroglyphics of nature, with which she indicates how much she loves us.
  • Noun : the confusing hieroglyphics of advanced mathematics
  • No name was found for this sport, however, it is chronicled in hieroglyphics from ancient Egypt about 2000 B.C.
  • One of the most difficult aspects of translating hieroglyphics is the fact that the ancient Egyptians did not record vowels. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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