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linocut

[ lahy-nuh-kuht ]

noun

  1. a cut made from a design cut into linoleum mounted on a block of wood.
  2. a print made from such a cut.


linocut

/ ˈlaɪnəʊˌkʌt /

noun

  1. a design cut in relief on linoleum mounted on a wooden block
  2. a print made from such a design


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Word History and Origins

Origin of linocut1

First recorded in 1905–10; lino(leum) + cut

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Example Sentences

The photos are the basis for silk-screen and linocut prints to which the artist adds tints and painted designs.

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