Hieroglyph(redirected from Heiroglyphics)
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Any sort of sedimentary mark or structure occurring on a bedding plane.
A figure representing (a) an idea, and intended to convey a meaning, (b) a word or root of a word, or (c) a sound which is part of a word; esp. applied to the engraved marks and symbols found on the monuments of ancient Egypt.