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cerography

[si-rog-ruh-fee]
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noun
  1. the process of writing or engraving on wax.
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Origin of cerography

From the Greek word kērographía, dating back to 1585–95. See cero-, -graphy
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British Dictionary definitions for cerography

cerography

noun
  1. the art of engraving on a waxed plate on which a printing surface is created by electrotyping
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Derived Formscerographic (ˌsɪərəʊˈɡræfɪk) or cerographical, adjectivecerographist, noun
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