sphenography

[ sfee-nog-ruh-fee ]

noun
  1. the art of writing in cuneiform characters.

  2. the study of cuneiform writing.

Origin of sphenography

1
First recorded in 1880–85; spheno- + -graphy

Other words from sphenography

  • sphe·nog·ra·pher, sphe·nog·ra·phist, noun
  • sphe·no·graph·ic [sfee-nuh-graf-ik], /ˌsfi nəˈgræf ɪk/, adjective

Words Nearby sphenography

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