in·​sculp in-ˈskəlp How to pronounce insculp (audio)
insculped; insculping; insculps

Examples of insculp in a Sentence

laid to rest under a stone insculpt with the figure of an angel

Word History


Middle English, from Latin insculpere, from in- + scalpere to scratch, carve

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of insculp was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Insculp.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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