Meaning of “rune” in the English Dictionary

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"rune" in British English

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runenoun [ C ]

uk /ruːn/ us /ruːn/

any of the letters of an ancient alphabet cut into stone or wood in the past by the people of northern Europe, or any similar mark with a secret or magic meaning

adjective uk /ˈruː.nɪk/ us /ˈruː.nɪk/

(Definition of “rune” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)