signet ring

noun
|Updated on: 3 Jun 2018

Definition of signet ring

: a finger ring engraved with a signet, seal, or monogram : seal ring

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SIGNET RING Defined for English Language Learners

signet ring

Definition of signet ring for English Language Learners

  • : a ring that is decorated with a special design and worn on the finger


Medical Dictionary

signet ring

noun

medical Definition of signet ring

: a malaria parasite in an intracellular developmental stage in which the nucleus is peripheral and the cytoplasm somewhat attenuated and annular

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