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photogravure

noun pho·to·gra·vure \ˌfō-tə-grə-ˈvyr\

Definition of PHOTOGRAVURE

:  a process for printing from an intaglio plate prepared by photographic methods

Origin of PHOTOGRAVURE

French, from phot- + gravure
First Known Use: 1879

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