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un•ci•al



Pronunciation: (un'shē-ul, -shul), [key]
adj.
designating, written in, or pertaining to a form of majuscule writing having a curved or rounded shape and used chiefly in Greek and Latin manuscripts from about the 3rd to the 9th centurya.d.

n.
1. an uncial letter.
2. uncial writing.
3. a manuscript written in uncials.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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