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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An instrument for making accurate engravings of any embossed object, such as a medal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An instrument by which a correct engraving of any embossed object, such as a medal or cameo, can be executed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An instrument for making a medallion-engraving of an object in relief, as a medal or a cameo.


Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)


  • Having modelled this feature I have the satisfaction of presenting to the reader the first specimen of a plan of ground worked from a model by the anaglyptograph, an important invention recently perfected in this country by Mr. Bates and likely to be of very considerable value in the representation of the earth's surface under the skilful management of Mr. Freebairn.)

    Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, Volume 2


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