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gravure

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noun gra·vure \grə-ˈvyu̇r, grā-\

Definition of gravure



Origin of gravure

French, from graver to cut, engrave, from Old French, to make a line, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German graban to dig, engrave — more at grave


First Known Use: 1893


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