anag·​ly·​phy | \ əˈnagləfē, ˈanəˌglifē \
plural -es

Definition of anaglyphy

1 : art of carving, chasing, or embossing in relief
2 : work done in relief

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First Known Use of anaglyphy

circa 1865, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for anaglyphy

anaglyph + -y

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“Anaglyphy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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