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CUNEIFORM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cuneiform mean? 

CUNEIFORM (noun)
  The noun CUNEIFORM has 1 sense:

1. an ancient wedge-shaped script used in Mesopotamia and Persia

  Familiarity information: CUNEIFORM used as a noun is very rare.


CUNEIFORM (adjective)
  The adjective CUNEIFORM has 2 senses:

1. shaped like a wedge
2. of or relating to the tarsal bones (or other wedge-shaped bones)

  Familiarity information: CUNEIFORM used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CUNEIFORM (noun)


Sense 1cuneiform [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An ancient wedge-shaped script used in Mesopotamia and Persia

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("cuneiform" is a kind of...):

script (a particular orthography or writing system)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "cuneiform"):

Babylonian (the ideographic and syllabic writing system in which the ancient Babylonian language was written)


CUNEIFORM (adjective)


Sense 1cuneiform [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Shaped like a wedge

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

cuneal; cuneiform; wedge-shaped


Sense 2cuneiform [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or relating to the tarsal bones (or other wedge-shaped bones)

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Domain category:

anatomy; general anatomy (the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals)

Pertainym:

tarsal (any bone of the tarsus)


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