xylography


xy·log·ra·phy

noun \zī-ˈlä-grə-fē\

Definition of XYLOGRAPHY

:  the art of making engravings on wood especially for printing
xy·lo·graph \ˈzī-lə-ˌgraf\ noun
xy·log·ra·pher \zī-ˈlä-grə-fər\ noun
xy·lo·graph·ic \ˌzī-lə-ˈgra-fik\ also xy·lo·graph·i·cal \-fi-kəl\ adjective

Origin of XYLOGRAPHY

French xylographie, from xyl- + -graphie -graphy
First Known Use: 1816

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