syngraph

noun

syn·​graph
ˈsinˌgraf,
-iŋˌg-,
-rȧf
: a written statement or contract signed and often sealed by all the parties thereto
specifically : an indenture corresponding to the chirograph of common law

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Syngraph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/syngraph. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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