noun \ˈä-gəm, ˈō-; ˈō(-ə)m\
variants: or


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Definition of ogham

  1. :  the alphabetic system of fifth and sixth century Irish in which an alphabet of 20 letters is represented by notches for vowels and lines for consonants and which is known principally from inscriptions cut on the edges of rough standing tombstones


play \ä-ˈgä-mik, ō-; ˈō-(ə-)mik\ adjective


play \ˈä-gə-mist, ˈō-; ˈō-(ə-)mist\ noun

Origin and Etymology of ogham

Irish ogham, from Middle Irish ogom, ogum

First Known Use: 1729

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