lithograph

[ lith-uh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˈlɪθ əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /

noun

a print produced by lithography.

verb (used with object)

to produce or copy by lithography.

Nearby words

  1. lithoclast,
  2. lithodialysis,
  3. lithogenesis,
  4. lithogenic,
  5. lithogenous,
  6. lithographer,
  7. lithographic,
  8. lithography,
  9. lithoid,
  10. lithol.

Origin of lithograph

First recorded in 1815–25; back formation from lithography

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British Dictionary definitions for lithograph

lithograph

/ (ˈlɪθəˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf) /

noun

a print made by lithography

verb

(tr) to reproduce (pictures, text, etc) by lithography
Derived Formslithographic (ˌlɪθəˈɡræfɪk) or lithographical, adjectivelithographically, adverb

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Word Origin and History for lithograph

lithograph

n.

1828, back-formation from lithography. As a verb, from 1825. Related: Lithographed; lithographer; lithographic.

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