[hahy-er-uh-gram-uht, -at, hahy-ruh-]
a writer of hierograms.
Also, hierogrammate [hahy-er-uh-gram-it, -eyt, hahy-ruh-] .

1670–80; < Greek hierogrammateús sacred scribe, equivalent to hiero- hiero- + grammateús scribe; see graph

hierogrammatic [hahy-er-uh-gruh-mat-ik, hahy-ruh-] , hierogrammatical, adjective
hierogrammatist, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To hierogrammatical
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: hierogrammatic
Next Definition: hierogrammatist
Words Near: hierogrammatical
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for hierogrammatical
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing hierogrammatical
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature