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chalcography

[ kal-kog-ruh-fee ]
/ kælˈkɒg rə fi /
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noun

the art of engraving on copper or brass.

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Origin of chalcography

First recorded in 1655–65; chalco- + -graphy

OTHER WORDS FROM chalcography

chal·cog·ra·pher, chal·cog·ra·phist, nounchal·co·graph·ic [kal-kuh-graf-ik], /ˌkæl kəˈgræf ɪk/, chal·co·graph·i·cal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for chalcography

chalcography
/ (kælˈkɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun

the art of engraving on copper or brass

Derived forms of chalcography

chalcographer or chalcographist, nounchalcographic (ˌkælkəˈɡræfɪk) or chalcographical, adjective
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