apograph

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀπόγραφον (apógraphon), from ἀπογράφω (apográphō, I copy), from ἀπό (apó, off, away from) + γράφω (gráphō, write).

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apograph (plural apographs)

  1. A perfect copy, an exact transcript.
    • 1962, Vladimir Nabokov, Pale Fire:
      Moreover, this is not a holograph but an apograph, made by a scribe for the printers – you will note that both mayors write the same hand.

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