epigraphy

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noun epig·ra·phy \i-ˈpi-grə-fē, e-\

Definition of epigraphy

  1. 1 :  epigraphs, inscriptions

  2. 2 :  the study of inscriptions; especially :  the deciphering of ancient inscriptions

1851

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1851


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