adjective bi·literal \(ˈ)bī +\

Definition of biliteral

  1. 1 :  consisting of or employing two letters or types of letters: such as a :  having two root consonants Semitic biliteral nouns b :  written in two different alphabets

  2. 2 cryptography a :  composed of or employing a cover text in which two letter forms or typefaces are used in significant combinations — see bacon biliteral cipher b :  representing one letter by two

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Origin and Etymology of biliteral

1bi- + literal

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capable of being understood in two ways

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