noun (plural -glios) Etymology: Italian, from intagliare to engrave, cut, from Medieval Latin intaliare, from Latin in- + Late Latin taliare to cut — more at tailor Date: 1644 1. a. an engraving or incised figure in stone or other hard material depressed below the surface so that an impression from the design yields an image in relief b. the art or process of executing intaglios c. printing (as in die stamping and gravure) done from a plate in which the image is sunk below the surface 2. something (as a gem) carved in intaglio

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  • intaglio — 1640s, from It. intaglio engraved work (pl. intagli), from intagliare to cut in, engrave, from in in (see IN (Cf. in ) (2)) + tagliare to cut (see ENTAIL (Cf. entail)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • intaglio — [in tal′yō΄, intäl′yō΄] n. pl. intaglios [It < intagliare, to cut in, engrave < in , in + tagliare, to cut < LL taliare: see TAILOR] 1. a design or figure carved, incised, or engraved into a hard material so that it is below the surface… …   English World dictionary

  • 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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