Sphenogram
Sphenogram Sphe"no*gram, n. [Gr. sfh`n a wedge + -gram.] A cuneiform, or arrow-headed, character. [1913 Webster]

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  • sphenogram — [sfē′nə gram΄] n. [ SPHENO + GRAM] a cuneiform, or wedge shaped, character …   English World dictionary

  • sphenogram — /sfee neuh gram /, n. a cuneiform character. [1860 65; SPHENO + GRAM1] * * * …   Universalium

  • sphenogram — spheno·gram …   English syllables

  • sphenogram — /ˈsfinəgræm/ (say sfeenuhgram) noun a cuneiform character. {spheno (from Greek, combining form of sphēn wedge) + gram1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • sphenogram — ˈsfēnəˌgram, fen noun Etymology: sphen + gram : a cuneiform character (as in an inscription) * * * /sfee neuh gram /, n. a cuneiform character. [1860 65; SPHENO + GRAM1] * * * sphēˈnogram noun A cuneiform character • • • Main Entry: ↑sphene …   Useful english dictionary

  • 楔形文字 — xiēxíng wénzì [sphenogram; cuneiform writting] 公元前三千多年美索不达米亚的苏马连人创造的文字, 笔划像楔子, 古巴比伦人、 亚述人、 波斯人都使用过 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

  • sphenic —   a. wedge shaped; Mathematics, having three different prime numbers as its factors.    ♦ sphenocephaly, n. state of having sphenic head.    ♦ sphenogram, n. cuneiform character.    ♦ sphenography, n. art of using or interpreting sphenograms.… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • spheno- — [sfē′nō, sfēnə] [< Gr sphēn: see SPHENE] combining form 1. shaped like a wedge [sphenogram] 2. of the sphenoid bone: Also, before a vowel, sphen …   English World dictionary

  • sphen- — combining form or spheno Etymology: New Latin, from Greek sphēn , sphēno , from sphēn more at spoon 1. : wedge : wedge shaped …   Useful english dictionary

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