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cuneiform
1. With the narrowly triangular shape of a wedge.
2. Being a character, or characters, formed by the arrangement of small wedge-shaped elements and used in ancient Sumerian, Akkadian, Assyrian, Babylonian, and Persian writing.
3. A description of the clay tablets on which cuneiform script was written.
4. A description of any of three wedge-shaped bones of the ankle.
5. A wedge-shaped bone, especially one of three such bones in the tarsus of the foot.
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cuneiform
An ancient writing system of Mesopotamia, so called because the individual characters are wedge-shaped (cuneus is Latin for "wedge").
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