glyptic

noun
glyp·tic | \ˈglip-tik \

Definition of glyptic 

: the art or process of carving or engraving especially on gems

First Known Use of glyptic

circa 1818, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for glyptic

probably from French glyptique, from Greek glyptikē, from glyphein

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