tachygraphy

noun ta·chyg·ra·phy \ taˈkigrəfē , təˈk- \

Definition of tachygraphy

plural -es
1 :the art or practice of rapid writing :shorthand, stenography; especially :the rapid writing or shorthand of the ancient Greeks and Romans
2 a :cursive writing
b :the abbreviated form of Greek and Latin used in the Middle Ages

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Origin and Etymology of tachygraphy

Greek tachygraphein to write shorthand (from tachygraphos tachygrapher) + English -y


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