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 (sĭj′əl, sĭg′ĭl)
1. A seal; a signet.
2. A sign or an image considered magical.

[Latin sigillum, diminutive of signum, sign; see sekw- in Indo-European roots.]
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1. (Heraldry) a seal or signet
2. (Alternative Belief Systems) a sign or image supposedly having magical power
[C17: from Latin sigillum a little sign, from signum a sign]
sigillary adj
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(ˈsɪdʒ ɪl)

a seal or signet.
[1600–10; < Latin sigillum statuette, figure, stamped figure, diminutive of signum sign; see seal1]
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A symbol representing a spirit.
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