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Noun: paleography  ,pey-lee'ó-gru-fee or ,pa-lee'ó-gru-fee
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: palaeography)
  1. The study of ancient forms of writing (and the deciphering of them)
    - palaeography [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: paleographies

Type of: archaeology, archeology [US]

Encyclopedia: Paleography