cryptographic

adjective cryp·to·graph·ic \ ˌkrip-tə-ˈgra-fik \
|Updated on: 16 Jun 2018

Definition of cryptographic

: of, relating to, or using cryptography

cryptographically

play \ˌkrip-tə-ˈgra-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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Origin and Etymology of cryptographic

crypto(graphy) + -graphic
Note: New Latin cryptographicus was already in use by Erycius Puteanus in 1612 (see note at cryptography), though this early occurrence is unlikely to have been the source of the English word.


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