[pey-lee-og-ruh-fee or, esp. British, pal-ee-] /ˌpeɪ liˈɒg rə fi or, esp. British, ˌpæl i-/

ancient forms of writing, as in documents and inscriptions.
the study of ancient writing, including determination of date, decipherment, etc.


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