xylograph

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English[edit]

A 16th century xylograph (print) depicting the making of a xylograph (engraving).

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from xylography, corresponding to xylo- (wood) + -graph.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈzaɪ.ləʊ.ɡɹɑːf/, /ˈzaɪ.lə.ɡɹɑːf/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈzaɪ.loʊ.ɡɹɑːf/, /ˈzaɪ.lə.ɡɹɑːf/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

xylograph (plural xylographs)

  1. An engraving in wood, especially one used for printing.
  2. A print taken from an engraving in wood.

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Verb[edit]

xylograph (third-person singular simple present xylographs, present participle xylographing, simple past and past participle xylographed)

  1. (transitive) To make a print from an engraving in wood.

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