: having the form of an alphabet : resembling letters
used specifically of certain figures on rocks of the cave period in Europe

Word History


alphabet + -iform

First Known Use

1893, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alphabetiform was in 1893

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“Alphabetiform.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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