Definition of cuneiform noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cuneiform

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈkjuːnɪfɔːm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkjuːnɪfɔːrm//
 
[uncountable]
 
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an ancient system of writing used in Persia and Assyria Word Origin late 17th cent.: from French cunéiforme or modern Latin cuneiformis, from Latin cuneus ‘wedge’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cuneiform