xylography

[zahy-log-ruh-fee]

Origin of xylography

From the French word xylographie, dating back to 1810–20. See xylo-, -graphy
Related formsxy·log·ra·pher, nounxy·lo·graph·ic [zahy-luh-graf-ik] /ˌzaɪ ləˈgræf ɪk/, xy·lo·graph·i·cal, adjectivexy·lo·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
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xylography

noun
  1. the art, craft, or process of printing from wooden blocks
Derived Formsxylographer, nounxylographic (ˌzaɪləˈɡræfɪk) or xylographical, adjective
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