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celature

[sel-uh-choo r]
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noun
  1. the art of embossing metal.

Origin of celature

1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin caelātūra art of engraving, equivalent to caelāt(us) (past participle of caelāre to engrave) + -ura -ure
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