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biliteral

[ bahy-lit-er-uhl ]

adjective

  1. using or consisting of two letters.
  2. (of Semitic roots) having two consonants.


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Other Words From

  • bi·liter·al·ism noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of biliteral1

First recorded in 1780–90; bi- 1 + literal

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Example Sentences

Next, by the process described at p. 53, we transfer to a Biliteral Diagram all the information we can.

Do you really think from what you have studied that the cipher is a biliteral one, or on the basis of a biliteral cipher?

Take therefore the Baconian Biliteral and place opposite to each item the number of symbols required.

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

Of the Quintuple biliteral there are thirty-two combinations.

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