syngraph

noun syn·graph \ˈsinˌgraf, -iŋˌg-, -rȧf\

Definition of syngraph

  1. :  a written statement or contract signed and often sealed by all the parties thereto; specifically :  an indenture corresponding to the chirograph of common law

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Origin and Etymology of syngraph

Latin syngraphus, from Greek syngraphos something written down, decree, contract, from syngraphein to write down, draw up a contract, from syn- + graphein to write — more at carve


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