non·​al·​pha·​bet·​ic ˌnän-ˌal-fə-ˈbe-tik How to pronounce nonalphabetic (audio)
: not of, relating to, or employing an alphabet or alphabetical order : not alphabetic
a nonalphabetic system

Word History

First Known Use

1873, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonalphabetic was in 1873

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“Nonalphabetic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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