Definition of hieroglyphic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hieroglyphic

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌhaɪərəˈɡlɪfɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhaɪərəˈɡlɪfɪk//
 
 
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using hieroglyphs (= pictures or symbols, representing a word, syllable or sound, especially as used in ancient Egyptian and other writing systems) a hieroglyphic inscription