(historical) A word inscribed on amulets or talisman in Europe, Northern Africa, and Asia Minor, from the 2nd Century B.C. until the 13th Century.
(historical) A gem engraved with the word Abraxas.
Origin of abrasax
- (borrowed) Late Latin from Ancient Greek ἀβραξάς (abraxas) or ἀβρασάξ (abrasax), possibly from the numerical value of the Greek letters, which is 365. [script?]