from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The study and science of systems of graphic script.
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- n. The scientific study of writing systems or scripts.
Greek gramma, grammat-, letter; see grammar + -logy.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Coined by linguist Ignace Gelb in 1952. (Wiktionary)