Definition of glyptic
: the art or process of carving or engraving especially on gems
Origin and Etymology of glyptic
probably from French glyptique, from Greek glyptikē, from glyphein
First Known Use: circa 1818See Words from the same year
Learn More about glyptic
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up glyptic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).