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  • n. Glyptic art consisting of a sunken or depressed engraving or carving on a stone or gem.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An intaglio.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sculptured or engraved production in which the figures are sunk below the general surface; an intaglio.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. glyptic art consisting of a sunken or depressed engraving or carving on a stone or gem (as opposed to cameo)

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