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- proper n. a syllabary used to write Mycenaean Greek in the second millennium BC, before the invention of the Greek alphabet
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- n. 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.