[ pahy-ruh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˈpaɪ rəˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /
an object ornamented by pyrography.
verb (used with or without object)
to decorate or work with pyrography.
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Origin of pyrograph
First recorded in 1890–95; back formation from pyrography
Words nearby pyrograph
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