chromolithograph

noun

chro·​mo·​litho·​graph ˌkrō-mə-ˈli-thə-ˌgraf How to pronounce chromolithograph (audio)
: a picture printed in colors from a series of lithographic stones or plates
chromolithograph transitive verb
chromolithographic adjective
chromolithographer noun
chromolithography noun

Examples of chromolithograph in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Arguably still the world’s most famous magician, Houdini is present throughout the exhibition; in addition to several of his chromolithograph ads, one of his straightjackets is on display. Brigit Katz, Smithsonian Magazine, 4 Mar. 2020 Her movements are captured in a large 1897 chromolithograph for the Folies Bergère by Jules Cheret. Roger Catlin, Smithsonian, 20 Dec. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1850, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of chromolithograph was in 1850

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“Chromolithograph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chromolithograph. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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