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  Definition of hieratic
  1. a cursive form of Egyptian hieroglyphics; used especially by the priests
  2. adhering to fixed types or methods; highly restrained and formal; "the more hieratic sculptures leave the viewer curiously unmoved"
  3. written or belonging to a cursive form of ancient Egyptian writing; "hieratic Egyptian script"
  4. associated with the priesthood or priests; "priestly (or sacerdotal) vestments"; "hieratic gestures"
Similar Words: hieratic script, priestly, hieratical, sacerdotal

 

Pertainyms: hieratic script, priesthood

 

 
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