mimeograph

[ mim-ee-uh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˈmɪm i əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /

noun

a printing machine with an ink-fed drum, around which a cut waxed stencil is placed and which rotates as successive sheets of paper are fed into it.
a copy made from a mimeograph.

verb (used with object)

to duplicate (something) by means of a mimeograph.

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Origin of mimeograph

formerly a trademark

OTHER WORDS FROM mimeograph

un·mim·e·o·graphed, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for mimeograph

Mimeograph
/ (ˈmɪmɪəˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf) /

noun

trademark an office machine for printing multiple copies of text or line drawings from an inked drum to which a cut stencil is fixed
a copy produced by this machine

verb

to print copies from (a prepared stencil) using this machine
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