- cuneate fasciculus,
- cuneate nucleus,
- cuneiform bone,
- cuneiform cartilage,
Origin of cuneiform
Examples from the Web for cuneiform
And after all he was more interested in the thoughts of live men than in mummies and cuneiform inscriptions.Comrade Yetta|Albert Edwards
The language of Mitanni has been revealed to us by the cuneiform correspondence from Tel el-Amarna.Patriarchal Palestine|Archibald Henry Sayce
He visited also the ruins in the plain of Mel Amir, and copied some of their cuneiform inscriptions.
Persian cuneiform writing, on the other hand, makes use of an oblique wedge sign to separate the words.A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis|Sigmund Freud
Further publications of cuneiform texts may throw light upon this point.The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria|Morris Jastrow
Word Origin for cuneiform
1670s, "wedge shaped," from French cunéiforme (16c.), from Latin cuneus "a wedge, wedge-shaped thing," of unknown origin, + French -forme (see form (n.)). Applied to characters in ancient Middle Eastern inscriptions made with wedge-shaped writing tools; first used in this sense by German physician and traveller Engelbert Kämpfer (1681-1716); in English from 1818. As a noun from 1862.