sigillation

noun

sig·​il·​la·​tion
ˌsijəˈlāshən
plural -s
1
: impression of or by a seal
2
: the mark of a cicatrix
3
: decoration (as of pottery) by means of stamped designs

Word History

Etymology

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 21 Jul. 2024.

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