Definition of curiologic
: representing things by their pictures instead of by symbols —used of hieroglyphic writing
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Origin and Etymology of curiologic
curiologic from Late Greek kyriologikos in an obvious sense, from kyriologia obvious language (from Greek kyrios ruling, literal—from kyros power, might—+ -logia -logy) + Greek -ikos -ic; akin to Sanskrit śūra powerful, Latin cavus hollow; curiological from curiologic + -al — more at cave
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