sigillate

[ sij-uh-leyt, -lit ]
/ ˈsɪdʒ əˌleɪt, -lɪt /

adjective

(of a ceramic object) having stamped decorations.
Botany. having markings that resemble the impressions of a seal.

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Origin of sigillate

First recorded in 1425–75; late Middle English word from Latin word sigillātus. See sigil, -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM sigillate

sig·il·la·tion, noun
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