curiologic

adjective cu·ri·o·log·ic \¦kyu̇rēə¦läjik\
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curiological

\-jə̇kəl\

Definition of curiologic

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

curiologically

\-jə̇k(ə)lē\ adverb

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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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