[ sfruh-jis-tiks ]
/ sfrəˈdʒɪs tɪks /
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noun (used with a singular verb)
the scientific study of seals or signet rings.
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Words nearby sphragistics
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British Dictionary definitions for sphragistics
/ (sfrəˈdʒɪstɪks) /
(functioning as singular) the study of seals and signet rings
Derived forms of sphragisticssphragistic, adjective
Word Origin for sphragistics
C19: from Greek sphragistikos, from sphragizein to seal, from sphragis a seal
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