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hierogrammat

[ hahy-er-uh-gram-uht, -at, hahy-ruh- ]
/ ˌhaɪ ər əˈgræm ət, -æt, ˌhaɪ rə- /
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noun
a writer of hierograms.
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Also hi·er·o·gram·mate [hahy-er-uh-gram-it, -eyt, hahy-ruh-]. /ˌhaɪ ər əˈgræm ɪt, -eɪt, ˌhaɪ rə-/.

Origin of hierogrammat

1670–80; <Greek hierogrammateús sacred scribe, equivalent to hiero-hiero- + grammateús scribe; see graph

OTHER WORDS FROM hierogrammat

hi·er·o·gram·mat·ic [hahy-er-uh-gruh-mat-ik, hahy-ruh-], /ˌhaɪ ər ə grəˈmæt ɪk, ˌhaɪ rə-/, hi·er·o·gram·mat·i·cal, adjectivehi·er·o·gram·ma·tist, noun
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