Kufic

[koo-fik]
adjective
  1. of or relating to Kufa or its inhabitants.
  2. noting or pertaining to the characters of the Arabic alphabet used in the writing of the original Koran, in the time of Muhammad.
noun
  1. the Kufic alphabet.
Also Cufic.

Origin of Kufic

First recorded in 1785–95; Kuf(a) + -ic
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Kufic

Cufic

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or denoting an early form of the Arabic alphabet employed in making copies of the Koran
noun
  1. the script formed by the letters of this alphabet
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