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pyrography

[ pahy-rog-ruh-fee ]
/ pa瑟藞r蓲g r蓹 fi /
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noun, plural py路rog路ra路phies for 2.
the process of burning designs on wood, leather, etc., with a heated tool.
a design made by this process.
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Also called py路ro路gra路vure [pahy-ruh-gruh-vyoor, -grey-vyer]. /藢pa瑟 r蓹 gr蓹藞vy蕣蓹r, -藞gre瑟 vy蓹r/.

Origin of pyrography

An Americanism dating back to 1875鈥80; pyro- + -graphy

OTHER WORDS FROM pyrography

py路rog路ra路pher, nounpy路ro路graph路ic [pahy-ruh-graf-ik], /藢pa瑟 r蓹藞gr忙f 瑟k/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pyrography

pyrography
/ (pa瑟藞r蓲伞r蓹f瑟) /

noun plural -phies
the art or process of burning designs on wood or leather with heated tools or a flame
a design made by this process

Derived forms of pyrography

pyrographer, nounpyrographic (藢pa瑟r蓹蕣藞伞r忙f瑟k), adjective
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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