cuneiformist

[ kyoo-nee-uh-fawr-mist, kyoo-nee-uh- ]
/ kyuˈni əˌfɔr mɪst, ˈkyu ni ə- /

noun

a person who studies or deciphers cuneiform writing.

Nearby words

  1. cuneate nucleus,
  2. cuneatic,
  3. cuneiform,
  4. cuneiform bone,
  5. cuneiform cartilage,
  6. cunene,
  7. cuneo,
  8. cuneocuboid,
  9. cuneonavicular,
  10. cuneus

Origin of cuneiformist

First recorded in 1880–85; cuneiform + -ist

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