epigraphy

[ih-pig-ruh-fee]

Origin of epigraphy

First recorded in 1850–55; epigraph + -y3
Related formse·pig·ra·phist, e·pig·ra·pher, noun
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epigraphy

noun
  1. the study of ancient inscriptions
  2. epigraphs collectively
Derived Formsepigraphist or epigrapher, noun
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