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Adjective: hieroglyphic  ,hI(-u)-ru'gli-fik
  1. Resembling hieroglyphic writing
    - hieroglyphical
  2. Written in or belonging to a writing system using pictorial symbols
    - hieroglyphical
Noun: hieroglyphic  ,hI(-u)-ru'gli-fik
  1. A writing system using picture symbols; used in ancient Egypt
    - hieroglyph
  2. Writing that resembles hieroglyphics (usually by being illegible)
    - hieroglyph

Derived forms: hieroglyphics

Type of: orthography, writing, writing system

Encyclopedia: Hieroglyphic