Petroglyphy
Petroglyphy Pe*trog"ly*phy, n. [Petro + Gr. gly`fein to carve.] The art or operation of carving figures or inscriptions on rock or stone. [1913 Webster]

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  • petroglyphy — pe·trog·ly·phy …   English syllables

  • petroglyphy — pə̇.ˈträgləfē, fi noun ( es) Etymology: petroglyph + y : the art or operation of carving figures or inscriptions on rock or stone * * * petˈrōglyphy noun • • • Main Entry: ↑petro …   Useful english dictionary

  • Petroglyphic — Pet ro*glyph ic, a. Of or pertaining to petroglyphy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • petroglyph — petroglyphic, adj. petroglyphy /pi trog leuh fee/, n. /pe treuh glif /, n. a drawing or carving on rock, made by a member of a prehistoric people. Also called petrograph. [1865 70; < F pétroglyphe. See PETRO 1, GLYPH] * * * …   Universalium

  • petroglyphic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|glifik adjective Etymology: petroglyph + ic : of or relating to a petroglyph or to petroglyphy * * * petrōglyphˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑petro …   Useful english dictionary

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