Glyptic definition

glĭptĭk
Of or relating to engraving or carving, especially on precious stones.
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Having to do with carving or engraving, esp. on gems.
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Of or pertaining to engraving, especially on precious stones.
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Origin of glyptic

  • Greek gluptikos from gluptos carved from gluphein to carve gleubh- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition