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Glagolitic

[ glag-uh-lit-ik ]
/ ˌglæg əˈlɪt ɪk /
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adjective
noting or written in an alphabet, probably invented by St. Cyril in about a.d. 865, formerly used in writing Old Church Slavonic and other Slavic languages: almost completely replaced by Cyrillic starting about the 10th century.
noun
the Glagolitic alphabet.
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Origin of Glagolitic

First recorded in 1860–65; from New Latin glagoliticus, equivalent to glagolit(a), Latinization of Serbo-Croatian glagòljica (ultimately derivative of Old Church Slavonic glagolŭ “speech, word”) + -icus adjective suffix (see -ic)
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British Dictionary definitions for Glagolitic

Glagolitic
/ (ˌɡlæɡəˈlɪtɪk) /

adjective
of, relating to, or denoting a Slavic alphabet whose invention is attributed to Saint Cyril, preserved only in certain Roman Catholic liturgical books found in Dalmatia

Word Origin for Glagolitic

C19: from New Latin glagoliticus, from Serbo-Croat glagolica the Glagolitic alphabet; related to Old Church Slavonic glagolŭ word
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