from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A syllabic script used in Mycenaean Greek documents chiefly from Crete and Pylos, mostly from the 14th to the 12th century BC.

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  • proper noun a syllabary used to write Mycenaean Greek in the second millennium BC, before the invention of the Greek alphabet

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  • noun a syllabic script used in Greece in the 13th century B.C.


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  • Like Opera predecessors - including Futhark, Linear A, and Linear B - the engine shares its name with a much older breed of script.

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