Cyrillic

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adjective Cy·ril·lic \sə-ˈri-lik\

Definition of Cyrillic

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology of cyrillic

St. Cyril, reputed inventor of the Cyrillic alphabet


First Known Use: 1813

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