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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The art or process of carving or engraving on precious stones.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The art or process of carving or engraving, particularly of engraving on gems or the like.
  • noun A description of the art of gemengraving.
  • noun The knowledge of engraved gems.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare The art or process of engraving on precious stones.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun art carving or engraving on precious stone

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

  • noun carvings or engravings (especially on precious stones)
  • noun carving or engraving (especially on stones)

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