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Overview of noun hieratic

The noun hieratic has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. hieratic, hieratic script

(a cursive form of Egyptian hieroglyphics; used especially by the priests)

Overview of adj hieratic

The adj hieratic has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. priestly, hieratic, hieratical, sacerdotal

(associated with the priesthood or priests; "priestly (or sacerdotal) vestments"; "hieratic gestures")

2. hieratic

(written or belonging to a cursive form of ancient Egyptian writing; "hieratic Egyptian script")

3. hieratic

(adhering to fixed types or methods; highly restrained and formal; "the more hieratic sculptures leave the viewer curiously unmoved") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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