n. engraver of gems, especially for rings.
   ♦ dactyliographic, a.
   ♦ dactyliography, n. study of gem engraving.
   ♦ dactyliology, n. study of finger-rings.

Dictionary of difficult words. 2015.

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  • dactylioglyph — dac*tyl i*o*glyph (d[a^]k*t[i^]l [i^]*[ o]*gl[i^]f), n. [Gr. daktyliogly fos an engraver of gems; dakty lios finger ring (fr. da ktylos finger) + gly fein to engrave.] (Fine Arts) (a) An engraver of gems for rings and other ornaments. (b) The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dactylioglyph — (v. gr.), Graveur, Steinschneider; daher Dactylioglyphik (Dactyliographik), Steinschneidekunst …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • dactylioglyph — The mark or engraving in a ring …   Grandiloquent dictionary

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