glyptics

[ glip-tiks ]
/ ˈglɪp tɪks /

noun

(used with a singular verb) glyptography (def. 2).

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Origin of glyptics

First recorded in 1810–20; see origin at glyptic, -ics
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British Dictionary definitions for glyptics

glyptics
/ (ˈɡlɪptɪks) /

noun

(functioning as singular) the art of engraving precious stones
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