Ink-bagsac

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Ink-bagsac a sac in some cuttle-fishes, containing a black viscid fluid
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. enque (Fr. encre)—Low L. encaustum, the purple-red ink used by the later Roman emperors—Gr. engkaustonengkaiein, to burn in. See Encaustic.