glyptograph

glyptograph

[glip-tuh-graf, -grahf]
noun
1.
an engraved or carved design, as on a gem.
2.
an object, as a gem, having such a design.

Origin:
< Greek glyptó(s) carved + -graph

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To glyptograph
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: glyptodont
Next Definition: glyptographic
Words Near: glyptograph
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for glyptograph
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing glyptograph
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature