ana·​glyp·​to·​graph | \ -ptəˌgraf \
plural -s

Definition of anaglyptograph

: an instrument for the mechanical execution from any embossed object of an engraving giving the proper appearance of relief

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Other Words from anaglyptograph

anaglyptography \ -​ˌglipˈtägrəfē \ noun, plural -es

First Known Use of anaglyptograph

1837, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anaglyptograph

Greek anaglyptos + English -graph

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“Anaglyptograph.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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