[stee-vuh n-graf, -grahf]


a small picture woven in colored silk thread: introduced in 1879 and mass-produced on a Jacquard-type loom.

Also Ste·vens·graph [stee-vuh nz-graf, -grahf] /ˈsti vənzˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/.

Origin of Stevengraph

after Thomas Stevens (1828–88), English silk-weaver, who developed a mechanical technique to produce the pictures; see -graph Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for stevengraph




a picture, usually small, woven in silk

Word Origin for Stevengraph

named after Thomas Stevens (1828–88), English weaver
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