Meaning of XYLOGRAPHY in English

XYLOGRAPHY

n.

Pronunciation: z ī - ' lä-gr ə -f ē

Function: noun

Etymology: French xylographie, from xyl- + -graphie -graphy

Date: 1816

: the art of making engravings on wood especially for printing

– xy · lo · graph \ ' z ī -l ə - ˌ graf \ noun

– xy · log · ra · pher \ z ī - ' lä-gr ə -f ə r \ noun

– xy · lo · graph · ic \ ˌ z ī -l ə - ' gra-fik \ also xy · lo · graph · i · cal \ -fi-k ə l \ adjective

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