sphragistic

sphragistic

[sfruh-jis-tik]
adjective
of or pertaining to seals or signet rings.

Origin:
1830–40; < Late Greek sphrāgistikós, equivalent to Greek sphrāgist(ós) stamped, marked (derivative of sphrāgís a seal) + -ikos -ic

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sphragistics (sfrəˈdʒɪstɪks)
 
n
(functioning as singular) the study of seals and signet rings
 
[C19: from Greek sphragistikos, from sphragizein to seal, from sphragis a seal]
 
sphra'gistic
 
adj

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