sigillate [sij-uh-leyt, -lit] Word Origin adjective

  1. (of a ceramic object) having stamped decorations.
  2. Botany. having markings that resemble the impressions of a seal.

Origin of sigillate First recorded in 1425–75; late Middle English word from Latin word sigillātus. See sigil, -ate1 Related formssig·il·la·tion, noun

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