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

 

glyph

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ɡlɪf//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɡlɪf//
 
 
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a symbol carved out of stone, especially one from an ancient writing system Word Origin late 18th cent. (originally referring to an ornamental carved channel, as on a Greek frieze): from French glyphe, from Greek gluphē ‘carving’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: glyph