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xylography

[zahy-log-ruh-fee] /zaɪˈlɒg rə fi/
noun
1.
the art of engraving on wood, or of printing from such engravings.
Origin of xylography
1810-1820
From the French word xylographie, dating back to 1810-20. See xylo-, -graphy
Related forms
xylographer, noun
xylographic
[zahy-luh-graf-ik] /ˌzaɪ ləˈgræf ɪk/ (Show IPA),
xylographical, adjective
xylographically, adverb
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xylography

/zaɪˈlɒɡrəfɪ/
noun
1.
the art, craft, or process of printing from wooden blocks
Derived Forms
xylographer, noun
xylographic (ˌzaɪləˈɡræfɪk), xylographical, adjective
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