Origin of boustrophedon
Examples from the Web for boustrophedon
The words of the text are ranged in squares in such a manner as to be read either vertically or boustrophedon.
It is written in the most ancient Greek characters, and in the Boustrophedon manner.Museum of Antiquity|L. W. Yaggy
Word Origin for boustrophedon
1783, ancient form of writing with lines alternately written left-to-right and right-to-left, from Greek, literally "turning as an ox in plowing," from bous "ox" (see cow (n.)) + strephein "to turn" (see strophe).