Arrowheaded


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Ar´row`head`ed


a.1.Shaped like the head of an arrow; cuneiform.
Arrowheaded characters
characters the elements of which consist of strokes resembling arrowheads, nailheads, or wedges; - hence called also nail-headed, wedge-formed, cuneiform, or cuneatic characters; the oldest written characters used in the country about the Tigris and Euphrates, and subsequently in Persia, and abounding among the ruins of Persepolis, Nineveh, and Babylon. See Cuneiform.