cuneiform inscriptions (drawn by the Author, from bricks in the British Museum) 11.
This account of Berosus is now confirmed by the cuneiform records.
In cuneiform texts the old Bel is at times invoked as the creator of mankind.
The second and third may be most fitly described as cuneiform.
A distinction between the Biblical and the cuneiform cosmology at this point is no less significant.
It may have been practiced in the transcription of the cuneiform tablets.
At the same time I satisfied myself of the existence of a pair of cartilages—the cuneiform cartilages described in the Appendix.
What is known of them has been learned from the cuneiform inscriptions.
He visited also the ruins in the plain of Mel Amir, and copied some of their cuneiform inscriptions.
He would show her his books some day, and the casts of the cuneiform inscriptions.
1670s, "wedge shaped," from French cunéiforme (16c.), from Latin cuneus "a wedge, wedge-shaped thing," of unknown origin, + French -forme (see form (n.)). Applied to characters in ancient Middle Eastern inscriptions made with wedge-shaped writing tools; first used in this sense by German physician and traveller Engelbert Kämpfer (1681-1716); in English from 1818. As a noun from 1862.
cuneiform (kyōō'nē-ə-fôrm', kyōō-nē'-)
Of, relating to, or being a wedge-shaped bone or cartilage.