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hierogrammat

[hahy-er-uh-gram-uh t, -at, hahy-ruh-] /ˌhaɪ ər əˈgræm ət, -æt, ˌhaɪ rə-/
noun
1.
a writer of hierograms.
Also, hierogrammate
[hahy-er-uh-gram-it, -eyt, hahy-ruh-] /ˌhaɪ ər əˈgræm ɪt, -eɪt, ˌhaɪ rə-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1670-1680
1670-80; < Greek hierogrammateús sacred scribe, equivalent to hiero- hiero- + grammateús scribe; see graph
Related forms
hierogrammatic
[hahy-er-uh-gruh-mat-ik, hahy-ruh-] /ˌhaɪ ər ə grəˈmæt ɪk, ˌhaɪ rə-/ (Show IPA),
hierogrammatical, adjective
hierogrammatist, noun
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