paleographic

adjective
pa·​leo·​graph·​ic | \ ˌpā-lē-ə-ˈgra-fik How to pronounce paleographic (audio) \
variants: or paleographical \ ˌpā-​lē-​ə-​ˈgra-​fi-​kəl How to pronounce paleographic (audio) \

Definition of paleographic

: relating to writings of former times

Other Words from paleographic

paleographically \ ˌpā-​lē-​ə-​ˈgra-​fi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce paleographic (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of paleographic

1833, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for paleographic

paleo- + -graphic, after paleography

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“Paleographic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paleographic. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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