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cylinder seal

cylinder seal

noun

Definition of CYLINDER SEAL

:  a cylinder (as of stone) engraved in intaglio and used especially in ancient Mesopotamia to roll an impression on wet clay

First Known Use of CYLINDER SEAL

1887

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