: a pendent seal made of gold compare bulla sense 2
: a document issued under a chrysobull

Word History


Medieval Latin chrysobulium, Middle Greek chrysoboullon, from Medieval Latin & Middle Greek chrys- + Medieval Latin -bulium, Modern Greek -boullon (respectively alteration & modification of Medieval Latin bulla seal, bull)

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“Chrysobull.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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