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hieroglyphist

[ hahy-er-uh-glif-ist, hahy-ruh-, hahy-uh-rog-luh-fist, hahy-rog- ]
/ ˌhaɪ ər əˈglɪf ɪst, ˌhaɪ rə-, ˌhaɪ əˈrɒg lə fɪst, haɪˈrɒg- /
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noun

a person who studies hieroglyphics; hieroglyphologist.
a person who writes in hieroglyphics.

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Origin of hieroglyphist

First recorded in 1820–30; hieroglyph(ics) + -ist
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How to use hieroglyphist in a sentence

  • I write merely as I feel, and do not pretend to be either an expert hieroglyphist or a rhetorician of commanding quality.

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