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English definition of “hieroglyphics”

hieroglyphics

noun [plural]     /ˌhaɪə.rəˈɡlɪf.ɪks/ US  /-roʊ-/
a system of writing that uses pictures instead of words, especially as used in ancient EgyptLettering and alphabetsLetters of alphabets
(Definition of hieroglyphics noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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