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noun: The study of fingerprints as a means of identification.
From Greek dactylo- (finger or toe) + -graphy (writing). Earliest documented use: 1884.
"Michael Danforth has testified making the case for the use of dactylography not anthropometry, as the primary means for England to keep track of its criminals."
Gerri Brightwell; The Dark Lantern: A Novel; Crown; 2008.
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