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 chromolithograph (audio) \ adjective
chromolithographer \ ˌkrō-​mə-​li-​ˈthä-​grə-​fər How to pronounce chromolithograph (audio) \ noun
chromolithography \ ˌkrō-​mə-​li-​ˈthä-​grə-​fē How to pronounce chromolithograph (audio) \ 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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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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“Chromolithograph.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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