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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The art of engraving or carving, especially on precious stones; glyptography.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The art of engraving on precious stones.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The art of engraving on precious stones.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The art of carving or engraving.

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

  • n. the art of engraving on precious stones

Etymologies

Compare French glyptique. See glyph. (Wiktionary)

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