sigillation

noun
sig·​il·​la·​tion | \ ˌsijəˈlāshən \
plural -s

Definition of sigillation

1 : impression of or by a seal
2 : the mark of a cicatrix
3 : decoration (as of pottery) by means of stamped designs

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History and Etymology for sigillation

Medieval Latin sigillation-, sigillatio, from Latin sigillatus (past participle of sigillare to seal) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Sigillation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sigillation. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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