Boustrophedonic Bou*stroph`e*don"ic, a. Relating to the boustrophedon made of writing. [1913 Webster]

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  • boustrophedonic — adjective see boustrophedon …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • boustrophedonic — See boustrophedon. * * * …   Universalium

  • boustrophedonic — bou·stro·phe·don·ic …   English syllables

  • boustrophedonic — adjective of or relating to writing alternate lines in opposite directions • Pertains to noun: ↑boustrophedon • Derivationally related forms: ↑boustrophedon * * * adjective see boustrophedon …   Useful english dictionary

  • Boustrophedon — (pronEng|ˌbustroʊˈfiːdən; from Greek ox turning mdash;that is, turning like oxen in ploughing), is an ancient way of writing manuscripts and other inscriptions.Rather than going from left to right as in modern English, or right to left as in… …   Wikipedia

  • Boustorphic — Bou*storph ic, a. [Gr. ? ?ox guiding.] Boustrophedonic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boustrophedon — noun Etymology: Greek boustrophēdon, adverb, literally, turning like oxen in plowing, from bous ox, cow + strephein to turn more at cow Date: 1699 the writing of alternate lines in opposite directions (as from left to right and from right to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Writing — is the representation of language in a textual medium through the use of a set of signs or symbols (known as a writing system). It is distinguished from illustration, such as cave drawing and painting, and the recording of language via a non… …   Wikipedia

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