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hieroglyph

noun hi·ero·glyph \ˈhī-(ə-)rə-ˌglif\

: a written character that looks like a picture : a character used in hieroglyphics

Full Definition of HIEROGLYPH

1
:  a character used in a system of hieroglyphic writing
2
:  something that resembles a hieroglyph

Origin of HIEROGLYPH

French hiéroglyphe, from Middle French, back-formation from hieroglyphique
First Known Use: 1598

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