Definition of toreutics
: the art or process of working in metal especially by embossing or chasing
toreuticplay \-ˈrü-tik\ adjective
Origin and Etymology of toreutics
toreutic, adjective, from Greek toreutikos, from toreuein to bore through, chase, from toreus boring tool; akin to Greek tetrainein to bore — more at throw
First Known Use: 1847
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