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- n. Plural form of hierogrammatist.
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"Sir, this passage is to be translated as: _Those of the Egyptians who are well informed study first the writings called epistolographia, then the hieratic, of which the hierogrammatists make use, and finally the hieroglyphics. _"
Formerly in that country the hierogrammatists swallowed the heart and blood of the hawk to prepare themselves for the magic rites.