cu·​ri·​o·​log·​ic | \ ¦kyu̇rēə¦läjik \
variants: or curiological \ -​jə̇kəl \

Definition of curiologic

: representing things by their pictures instead of by symbols used of hieroglyphic writing

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Other Words from curiologic

curiologically \ -​jə̇k(ə)lē \ adverb

History and Etymology for 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

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“Curiologic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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