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hieroglyphology

[hahy-er-uh-gli-fol-uh-jee, hahy-ruh-] /ˌhaɪ ər ə glɪˈfɒl ə dʒi, ˌhaɪ rə-/
noun
1.
the study of hieroglyphic writing.
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hieroglyphologist, noun
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Contemporary definitions for hieroglyphology
noun

a fear of holy people, sacred objects

Word Origin

Greek hieros 'sacred, holy'

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