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biliteral

[bahy-lit-er-uh l]
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adjective
  1. using or consisting of two letters.
  2. (of Semitic roots) having two consonants.
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Origin of biliteral

First recorded in 1780–90; bi-1 + literal
Related formsbi·lit·er·al·ism, noun
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Historical Examples

  • A Proposition, containing two Letters, is said to be ‘Biliteral’.

    Symbolic Logic

    Lewis Carroll

  • It is certainly empty: so we mark it as such on the Biliteral Diagram.

    Symbolic Logic

    Lewis Carroll

  • He can then read off, from the Biliteral Diagram, the required Propositions.

    Symbolic Logic

    Lewis Carroll

  • The arrangement of the books was but another variant of our biliteral cipher.

  • You have guessed by this time that the phrase “Biliteral Cipher,” as it stands here, also contains a hidden word.