having to do with carving or engraving, esp. on gems
Origin of glypticFrench glyptique from Classical Greek glyptikos from Classical Greek glyptos, carved from glyphein: see glyph
Of or relating to engraving or carving, especially on precious stones.
Origin of glypticGreek gluptikos from gluptos carved from gluphein to carve ; see gleubh- in Indo-European roots.
- Of or pertaining to engraving, especially on precious stones.