Intaglio
Intaglio In*tagl"io, n.; pl. E. {Intaglius}, It. {Intagli}. [It., fr. intagliare to engrave, carve; pref. in- in + tagliare to cut, carve. See {Detail}.] A cutting or engraving; a figure cut into something, as a gem, so as to make a design depressed below the surface of the material; hence, anything so carved or impressed, as a gem, matrix, etc.; -- opposed to {cameo}. Also used adjectively. [1913 Webster]

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