sphragistic

[ sfruh-jis-tik ]
/ sfrəˈdʒɪs tɪk /

adjective

of or relating to seals or signet rings.

Nearby words

  1. sphingomyelin phosphodiesterase,
  2. sphingosine,
  3. sphinx,
  4. sphinx moth,
  5. sphinxlike,
  6. sphragistics,
  7. sphygmic,
  8. sphygmic interval,
  9. sphygmo-,
  10. sphygmochronograph

Origin of sphragistic

1830–40; < Late Greek sphrāgistikós, equivalent to Greek sphrāgist(ós) stamped, marked (derivative of sphrāgís a seal) + -ikos -ic

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