chalcography

[kal-kog-ruh-fee]

Origin of chalcography

First recorded in 1655–65; chalco- + -graphy
Related formschal·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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chalcography

noun
  1. the art of engraving on copper or brass
Derived Formschalcographer or chalcographist, nounchalcographic (ˌkælkəˈɡræfɪk) or chalcographical, adjective
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