hieratic

(redirected from hieratic script)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to hieratic script: Egyptian hieroglyphs

hieratic:

see hieroglyphichieroglyphic
[Gr.,=priestly carving], type of writing used in ancient Egypt. Similar pictographic styles of Crete, Asia Minor, and Central America and Mexico are also called hieroglyphics (see Minoan civilization; Anatolian languages; Maya; Aztec).
..... Click the link for more information.
.