[ kris-uh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˈkrɪs əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /


a manuscript, especially of the Middle Ages, written in gold or gold and silver ink.

verb (used with object)

to write with gold ink.

Nearby words

  1. chrysoberyl,
  2. chrysocale,
  3. chrysocarpous,
  4. chrysocolla,
  5. chrysoderma,
  6. chrysographer,
  7. chrysography,
  8. chrysoidine,
  9. chrysolite,
  10. chrysolitic

Origin of chrysograph

First recorded in 1830–40; see origin at chrysography, -graph

Related formschry·sog·ra·pher [kri-sog-ruh-fer] /krɪˈsɒg rə fər/, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019