[tahy-puh-graf-i-kuh l]
Also ty·po·graph·ic [tahy-puh-graf-ik] /ˌtaɪ pəˈgræf ɪk/.

Origin of typographical

1770–80; < New Latin typographicus, equivalent to Medieval Latin typograph(ia) typography + -icus -ic + -al1
Related formsty·po·graph·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·ty·po·graph·ic, adjectivenon·ty·po·graph·i·cal, adjectivenon·ty·po·graph·i·cal·ly, adverbpre·ty·po·graph·i·cal, adjective
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Word Origin and History for typographic

1778, from Medieval Latin typographicus (16c.), from typographus, from Greek typos (see type (n.)) + graphos "writing," from graphein "to write" (see -graphy).



"pertaining to typography," 1590s; see typography + -ical.

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