syngraph

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

Definition of syngraph

: 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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History and Etymology for 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

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“Syngraph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/syngraph. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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