Definition of Linear B in US English:

Linear B

proper noun

  • A form of Bronze Age writing discovered on tablets in Crete, dating from c.1400 to 1200 BC. In 1952 it was shown to be a syllabic script composed of linear signs, derived from Linear A and older Minoan scripts, representing a form of Mycenaean Greek.

Pronunciation

Linear B

/ˌlɪniər ˈbi/