Sigil definition

sĭjəl, sĭgĭl
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A sign or an image considered magical.
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A seal; a signet.
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An image or sign having some mysterious power in magic or astrology.
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A seal; signet.
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A sign, image or symbol considered to be magical.
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(programming) A nonalphanumeric character affixed to a symbol (e.g. variable) to indicate a property such as type or scope.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
sigil
Plural:
sigils

Origin of sigil

  • Latin sigillum diminutive of signum sign sekw-1 in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Wiktionary