anaglyptic

adjective ana·glyp·tic \¦anə¦gliptik\
variants: less commonly

anaglyptical

\-tə̇kəl\

Definition of anaglyptic

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Origin and Etymology of anaglyptic

Late Latin anaglypticus, from Latin anaglyptus wrought in bas-relief (from Greek anaglyptos, anaglyphos) + -icus -ic — more at anaglyph


First Known Use: 1656


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