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biliteral

[ bahy-lit-er-uhl ]
/ ˌbaɪˈlɪt ər əl /
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adjective
using or consisting of two letters.
(of Semitic roots) having two consonants.
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Origin of biliteral

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

OTHER WORDS FROM biliteral

bi·lit·er·al·ism, noun
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