the study of engraved seals and signets
Origin of sphragisticsfrom Late Greek sphragistikos, of seals from Classical Greek sphragis, a seal
nounused with a sing. verb
The study of seals and signets.
Origin of sphragisticsFrench sphragistique from Late Greek sphragistikos of seals from Greek sphragistos stamped, sealed from sphragis seal
The synonym sigillography is more commonly used.
From Ancient Greek ÏƒÏ†ÏÎ±Î³Î¯Ï‚ (sphragis, “seal").