Glagolitic

adjective
Glag·​o·​lit·​ic | \ ¦glagə¦litik \
variants: or less commonly Glagolithic \ -​lithik \

Definition of Glagolitic

: written in, constituting, or belonging to an alphabet of which the invention is attributed to St. Cyril in the 9th century a.d. and which was formerly used in writing various Slavic languages but is now used only in Catholic liturgical books in a limited area along the eastern coast of the Adriatic — compare cyrillic alphabet

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History and Etymology for Glagolitic

irregular from Serbo-Croatian glagolica Glagolitic alphabet + English -ic

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“Glagolitic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Glagolitic. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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