1. An ancient manner of writing; ancient writings, collectively; as, Punic paleography.

2. The study of ancient inscriptions and modes of writing; the art or science of deciphering ancient writings, and determining their origin, period, etc, from external characters; diplomatics.

Origin: Paleo-: cf. F. Paleographie.

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