hierogrammatist

hierogrammat

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


Origin:
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
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