picture writing

noun

Definition of picture writing

1 : the recording of events or expression of messages by pictures representing actions or facts
2 : the record or message represented by picture writing

First Known Use of picture writing

1741, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Picture writing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/picture%20writing. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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