Sepiadrawing or picture, a drawing in monochrome, made in sepia alone, or in sepia with other brown pigments.

(Se"pi*a), a. Of a dark brown color, with a little red in its composition; also, made of, or done in, sepia.

(Se"pic) a. Of or pertaining to sepia; done in sepia; as, a sepic drawing.

(Sep`i*da"ceous) a. (Zoöl.) Like or pertaining to the cuttlefishes of the genus Sepia.

(Sep"i*ment) n. [L. sepimentum, saepimentum, from sepire, saepire, to hedge in.] Something that separates; a hedge; a fence. [R.] Bailey.

(Se"pi*o*lite`) n. [Septa + -lite.] (Min.) Meerschaum. See Meerschaum.

(Se"pi*o*stare`) n. [Sepia + Gr. a bone.] (Zoöl.) The bone or shell of cuttlefish. See Illust. under Cuttlefish.

(Se*pon") n. See Supawn. [Local, U.S.]

(Se*pose") v. t. [L. pref se- aside + E. pose.] To set apart. [Obs.] Donne.

(Se*pos"it) v. t. [L. sepositus, p. p. of seponere to set aside.] To set aside; to give up. [Obs.]

(Sep`o*si"tion) n. [L. sepositio.] The act of setting aside, or of giving up. [Obs.] Jer. Taylor.

(Se"poy) n. [Per. sipahi, fr. sipah an army. Cf. Spahi.] A native of India employed as a soldier in the service of a European power, esp. of Great Britain; an Oriental soldier disciplined in the European manner.

(||Sep*pu"ku) n. Same as Hara-kiri.

Seppuku, or hara-kiri, also came into vogue.
W. E. Griffis.

(Sep`a*ra"trix) n.; pl. L. -trices E. -trixes [L., she that separates.] (Arith.) The decimal point; the dot placed at the left of a decimal fraction, to separate it from the whole number which it follows. The term is sometimes also applied to other marks of separation.

(Se*pawn") n. See Supawn. [Local, U.S.]

(Sep"e*li*ble) a. [L. sepelibilis, fr. sepelire to bury.] Admitting of burial. [Obs.] Bailey.

(Sep`e*li"tion) n. Burial. [Obs.] Bp. Hall.

(Se"phen) n. (Zoöl.) A large sting ray of the genus Trygon, especially T. sephen of the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea. The skin is an article of commerce.

(Se"pi*a) n.; pl. E. Sepias L. Sepiæ [L., fr. Gr. the cuttlefish, or squid.]

1. (Zoöl.) (a) The common European cuttlefish. (b) A genus comprising the common cuttlefish and numerous similar species. See Illustr. under Cuttlefish.

2. A pigment prepared from the ink, or black secretion, of the sepia, or cuttlefish. Treated with caustic potash, it has a rich brown color; and this mixed with a red forms Roman sepia. Cf. India ink, under India.

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