(G). A pleasing gift; a statue

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  • AGALMA — vox Graeca, Α῎γαλμα, παρὰ τȏυ ἀγάλλεςθαι, simulacrum est, gratum exemplar, res afferens gaudium, uti monet Spelman. in Gloss. In 2. Concil. Niceno, statuam animalis alicuius denotat, ad differentiam imaginis, quae creaturam rationalem… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Agalma — (v. gr.), Statue, Götterbild …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • agalma — agal·ma …   English syllables

  • agalma — /sgjelma/ An impression or image of anything on a seal …   Black's law dictionary

  • agalma — /sgjelma/ An impression or image of anything on a seal …   Black's law dictionary

  • agalma — The impress of a design or figure on a seal …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • agalma — …   Useful english dictionary

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