dactyliotheca

noun dac·tyl·i·o·the·ca \dak¦tilēə¦thēkə\

Definition of dactyliotheca

plural

dactyliothecas

\-kəz\ or

dactyliothecae

\-(ˌ)sē\
  1. 1 :  a case for a collection (as of rings, gems, or seals)

  2. 2 :  a book reproducing illustrations of or cataloging a collection of gems and rings

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Origin and Etymology of dactyliotheca

Latin, from Greek daktyliothēkē, from daktylio- dactylio- + thēkē case, cover


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