curiologic

Curiologic

Cu`ri*o*log"ic\ (-?-l?j"?k), a. [Gr. kyriologiko`s speaking literally (applied to curiologic hieroglyphics); ky`rios authoritative, proper + lo`gos word, thought. Cf. Cyriologic.] Pertaining to a rude kind of hieroglyphics, in which a thing is represented by its picture instead of by a symbol.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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