Rosetta stone

Rosetta stone
noun Etymology: Rosetta, Egyptian Date: 1822 1. a black basalt stone found in 1799 that bears an inscription in hieroglyphics, demotic characters, and Greek and is celebrated for having given the first clue to the decipherment of Egyptian hieroglyphics 2. one that gives a clue to understanding

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  • Rosetta Stone — discovered 1798 at Rosetta, Egypt; now in British Museum. Dating to 2c. B.C.E., its trilingual inscription helped Jean François Champollion decipher Egyptian demotic and hieroglyphics in 1822, which opened the way to study of all early Egyptian… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Rosetta stone — [rō zet′ə] n. a tablet of gray granite found in 1799 at Rosetta, a town in Egypt: because it bore parallel inscriptions in Greek and in ancient Egyptian demotic and hieroglyphic characters, it provided a key to the deciphering of ancient Egyptian …   English World dictionary

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  • Rosetta stone — 1. a stone slab, found in 1799 near Rosetta, bearing parallel inscriptions in Greek, Egyptian hieroglyphic, and demotic characters, making possible the decipherment of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics. 2. a clue, breakthrough, or discovery that… …   Universalium

  • Rosetta Stone — noun a) A large inscribed stone found near Rosetta, Egypt, in 1799; later used as a basis for understanding many previously undecipherable examples of hieroglyphic writing. My friend’s carefully compiled notebook was the Rosetta Stone that opened …   Wiktionary

  • Rosetta stone — Roset′ta stone n. ara a stone slab, found in 1799 near Rosetta, bearing inscriptions in Greek, hieroglyphic, and demotic characters, enabling the decipherment of ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics …   From formal English to slang

  • Rosetta Stone — /roʊzɛtə ˈstoʊn/ (say rohzetuh stohn) noun a stone slab, found in 1799 in northern Egypt, bearing parallel inscriptions in Greek and in Egyptian hieroglyphic and demotic characters, making possible the decipherment of ancient Egyptian… …   Australian English dictionary

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