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oleograph

[ oh-lee-uh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˈoʊ li əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /
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noun
a chromolithograph printed in oil colors on canvas or cloth.
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Origin of oleograph

First recorded in 1870–75; oleo- + -graph

OTHER WORDS FROM oleograph

o·le·o·graph·ic [oh-lee-uh-graf-ik], /ˌoʊ li əˈgræf ɪk/, adjectiveo·le·og·ra·phy [oh-lee-og-ruh-fee], /ˌoʊ liˈɒg rə fi/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for oleograph

oleograph
/ (ˈəʊlɪəˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf) /

noun
a chromolithograph printed in oil colours to imitate the appearance of an oil painting
the pattern formed by a drop of oil spreading on water

Derived forms of oleograph

oleographic (ˌəʊlɪəˈɡræfɪk), adjectiveoleography (ˌəʊlɪˈɒɡrəfɪ), noun
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