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 for alphabetic
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Alphabetic \Al`pha*bet"ic\, Alphabetical \Al`pha*bet"ic*al\, a.
     [Cf. F. alphab['e]tique.]
     1. Pertaining to, furnished with, expressed by, or in the
        order of, the letters of the alphabet; as, alphabetic
        characters, writing, languages, arrangement. English has
        an alphabetical writing system.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Literal. [Obs.] "Alphabetical servility." --Milton.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. in alphabetical order.
     Syn: abecedarian
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: relating to or expressed by a writing system that uses an
             alphabet; "alphabetical writing system" [syn:
             alphabetic, alphabetical] [ant: analphabetic]
      2: arranged in order according to the alphabet; "an alphabetic
         arrangement"; "dictionaries list words in alphabetical order"
         [syn: alphabetic, alphabetical] [ant: analphabetic]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  18 Moby Thesaurus words for "alphabetic":
     abecedarian, allographic, capital, graphemic, ideographic,
     lettered, lexigraphic, literal, logogrammatic, logographic,
     lower-case, majuscule, minuscular, minuscule, pictographic,
     transliterated, uncial, upper-case

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