Glyptic



[glip-tik] /ˈglɪp tɪk/

adjective
1.
of or relating to carving or engraving on gems or the like.
noun
2.
the act or process of producing glyptic ornaments.
/ˈɡlɪptɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to engraving or carving, esp on precious stones

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