Cyrillic

adjective
Cy·​ril·​lic | \ sə-ˈri-lik How to pronounce Cyrillic (audio) \

Definition of Cyrillic

: of, relating to, or constituting an alphabet used for writing Old Church Slavic and for Russian and a number of other languages of eastern Europe and Asia

First Known Use of Cyrillic

1813, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Cyrillic

St. Cyril, reputed inventor of the Cyrillic alphabet

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The first known use of Cyrillic was in 1813

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Cite this Entry

“Cyrillic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cyrillic. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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