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uncial

un·ci·al

uncial

 
pronunciation:
uhn shi l [or] uhn shl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition: (sometimes cap.) of, pertaining to, designating, or in a style of writing in large, rounded capital letters, used esp. in Greek and Latin manuscripts of the fourth to eighth century A.D.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: (sometimes cap.) the uncial style of writing, or a single letter or a manuscript in this style.
derivation: uncially (adv.)