Glyptographic
Glyptographic Glyp`to*graph"ic, a. [Cf. F. glyptographique.] Relating to glyptography, or the art of engraving on precious stones. [R.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • glyptographic — See glyptographer. * * * …   Universalium

  • glyptographic — glyp·to·graph·ic …   English syllables

  • glyptographic — adjective see glyptograph * * * glyptographˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑glyptic …   Useful english dictionary

  • glyptography — glyptographer, n. glyptographic /glip teuh graf ik/, adj. /glip tog reuh fee/, n. 1. the description or study of engraved gems or other stones. 2. Also called glyptics. the art or process of engraving on gems or the like. [1790 1800; < Gk… …   Universalium

  • lapidary — Synonyms and related words: aquatint, aquatinta, autolithographic, burinist, carver, cerographer, chalcographer, engraver, etcher, gem engraver, glyptic, glyptographic, graphic artist, graver, inscriber, line engraver, lithographer, lithographic …   Moby Thesaurus

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”