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Glyph Words: “aglyphous” to “triglyph”

Words that include: glypto-, glypt-, -glypha, -glyph, -glyphic, -glyphous (Greek: carve, carving, engraving; to hollow out; by extension, a form of writing).

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aglyphous, aglypha:
Of a snake’s tooth: solid, without a groove for venom. Of a snake: (belonging to a group Aglypha) having such teeth.
bioglyph, bioglyphic:
A trace fossil.
An engraver of gems for finger-rings.
The art of engraving gems.
dendriglyph, dendriglyphs:
Tree carving or carvings on trees.
1. The configurations of the characteristic ridge patterns of the volar surfaces of the skin; in the hand of man, the distal segment of each digit has three types of configurations: whorl, loop, and arch.
2. The science or study of skin markings or patterns; especially, those of the fingers, hands, and feet; also, such skin markings themselves.
3. The science of skin patterns, especially fingerprints..
diaglyph, diaglyphic:
A sculpture or engraving in which the figures are sunk below the general surface; an intaglio (a figure or design incised or engraved; a cutting or engraving in stone or other hard material).
diglyph, diglyphic:
An ornament consisting of a projecting face or tablet with two vertical grooves or channels.
ditriglyph, ditriglyphic:
The space between two triglyphs.
The art of decorating the female knee to make it more erotic.
1. A sculptured mark or symbol.
2. In architecture, a groove or channel, usually vertical, used as an ornament; especially, in a Doric frieze.
3. A carved figure or character in relief.
Carved, sculptured.
glyphograph, glyphographic:
A plate made by glyphography, or an impression taken from such a plate.
An electrotype process by which a copy of an engraved plate is obtained with a raised surface, suited for letter-press printing.
A reference to carving.
The scientific study of engraving upon precious stones, etc.
A building or room devoted to works of sculpture.
1. A hieroglyphic character; a figure of some object, as a tree, animal, etc., standing for a word (or, afterwards, in some cases, a syllable or sound), and forming an element of a species of writing found on ancient Egyptian monuments and records; thence extended to such figures similarly used in the writing of other races. Also, a writing consisting of characters of this kind.
2. Inscribed with hieroglyphs.

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One who writes in hieroglyphs.
1. The characters or mode of writing used by the ancient Egyptians (or by transference, other peoples), consisting of figures of objects directly or figuratively representing words (picture-writing), or, in certain circumstances, syllables or letters.
2. A picture standing for a word or notion; especially, one symbolizing something which it does not directly figure (like many of the Egyptian hieroglyphs); hence, a figure, device, or sign, having some hidden meaning; a secret or enigmatical symbol, an emblem; a hieroglyph.
3. Of the nature of an Egyptian or similar hieroglyph; written in or consisting of hieroglyphics.
4. Of the nature of a hieroglyph; having a hidden meaning; symbolical, emblematic.
5. Containing or inscribed with hieroglyphs.
Of, pertaining to, or of the nature of hieroglyphics; like the Egyptian picture-writing.
A writer of hieroglyphs; one versed in hieroglyphs.
The study of hieroglyphic writing, or a system employing a conventionalized pictographic script, especially that used by the ancient Egyptians.
lithoglyph, lithoglyphic:
An incision or engraving on stone; an incised or engraved stone; also, the art of engraving on precious stones.
A fossil that bears the appearance of having been artificially cut or engraved.
Having only one triglyph in the space over an intercolumniation.
opisthoglyph, opisthoglypha, opisthoglyphic, opisthoglyphous:
A snake belonging to a group characterized by grooves in the upper back teeth.
paleoglyph, palaeoglyph:
An ancient graven character or inscription.
petroglyph, petroglyphic:
A rock-carving (usually prehistoric).
The art or process of carving upon rocks.
photoglyph, photoglyphic:
An engraved plate, such as can be printed from, produced by the action of light.
photoglyphography, photoglyphy:
The art or process of engraving by means of the action of light and certain chemical processes; the production of photoglyphic plates and photoglyphs or photogravures.
phytoglyphy, phytoglyphic:
Nature-printing, as originally used for plants.
proteroglypha, proteroglyphous:
A venomous snake belonging to a group characterized by grooved fangs in the front of the mouth.
solenoglyph, solenoglyphous:
A venomous snake belonging to a group characterized by extra venom glands and grooved fangs which can be retracted.
The set of patterns that are the fine whorls, arches, and other finger-ridges that have an underlying dermal matrix which determines their distribution.
triglyph, triglyphal, triglyphic:
A member or ornament in the Doric order, consisting of a block or tablet with three vertical grooves or glyphs (strictly, two whole grooves, and a half-groove on each side), repeated at regular intervals along the frieze, usually one over each column, and one or two between every two columns.