hieroglyph(redirected from Heiroglyphic)
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1. A picture or symbol used in hieroglyphic writing.
2. Something that suggests a hieroglyph.
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|Noun||1.||hieroglyph - writing that resembles hieroglyphics (usually by being illegible)|
writing - letters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language; "he turned the paper over so the writing wouldn't show"; "the doctor's writing was illegible"
|2.||hieroglyph - a writing system using picture symbols; used in ancient Egypt|
orthography, writing system - a method of representing the sounds of a language by written or printed symbols