paleography


pa·le·og·ra·phy

noun \ˌpā-lē-ˈä-grə-fē, especially British ˌpa-\

Definition of PALEOGRAPHY

1
:  the study of ancient writings and inscriptions
2
a :  an ancient manner of writing
b :  ancient writings
pa·le·og·ra·pher \-fər\ noun

Origin of PALEOGRAPHY

New Latin palaeographia, from Greek palai- pale- + -graphia -graphy
First Known Use: 1806

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