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ogam

[og-uh m, aw-guh m] /ˈɒg əm, ˈɔ gəm/
noun
1.
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ogham

/ˈɒɡəm; ɔːm/
noun
1.
an ancient alphabetical writing system used by the Celts in Britain and Ireland, consisting of straight lines drawn or carved perpendicular to or at an angle to another long straight line
Word Origin
C17: from Old Irish ogom, of uncertain origin but associated with the name Ogma, legendary inventor of this alphabet
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