petroglyph

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noun pet·ro·glyph \ˈpe-trə-ˌglif\

Definition of petroglyph

  1. :  a carving or inscription on a rock

Origin and Etymology of petroglyph

French pétroglyphe, from pétr- petr- + -glyphe (as in hiéroglyphe hieroglyph)


First Known Use: 1854


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