caelatura

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

caelatura (uncountable)

  1. (rare, obsolete) The art of producing decorative metalwork other than statuary, such as reliefs, intaglios, engravings, and chasing.
    • 1898, A Concise Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, page 125:
      Caelatura (toreuma, τορευτική), however, in its commonest acceptation, is goldsmith's work applied to the decoration of vessels either in intaglio, relief, or the flat.
    • 1880, Americanized Encyclopedia Britannica, Revised and Amended:
      A branch of art allied to the cælatura is that of die-sinking and gem-engraving.

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

caelātūra

  1. nominative feminine singular of caelātūrus
  2. nominative neuter plural of caelātūrus
  3. accusative neuter plural of caelātūrus
  4. vocative feminine singular of caelātūrus
  5. vocative neuter plural of caelātūrus

caelātūrā

  1. ablative feminine singular of caelātūrus

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