ogham

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

Definition of ogham 

: 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

Other Words from ogham

oghamic \ä-ˈgä-mik, ō-; ˈō-(ə-)mik \ adjective
oghamist \ˈä-gə-mist, ˈō-; ˈō-(ə-)mist \ noun

First Known Use of ogham

1729, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ogham

Irish ogham, from Middle Irish ogom, ogum

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