chro·​mo·​litho·​graph | \ ˌkrō-mə-ˈli-thə-ˌgraf How to pronounce chromolithograph (audio) \

Definition of chromolithograph

: a picture printed in colors from a series of lithographic stones or plates

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Other Words from chromolithograph

chromolithograph transitive verb
chromolithographic \ ˌkrō-​mə-​ˌli-​thə-​ˈgra-​fik How to pronounce chromolithographic (audio) \ adjective
chromolithographer \ ˌkrō-​mə-​li-​ˈthä-​grə-​fər How to pronounce chromolithographer (audio) \ noun
chromolithography \ ˌkrō-​mə-​li-​ˈthä-​grə-​fē How to pronounce chromolithography (audio) \ noun

Examples of chromolithograph in a Sentence

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Her movements are captured in a large 1897 chromolithograph for the Folies Bergère by Jules Cheret. Roger Catlin, Smithsonian, "Around the Globe, Revered Artist Ferdinand Hodler Receives His Due, the Portrait Gallery Joins In," 20 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of chromolithograph

1850, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chromolithograph

chromo- + lithograph entry 2

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The first known use of chromolithograph was in 1850

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