criblé

adjective cri·blé \(ˈ)krē¦blā\
variants: less commonly

criblée

\(ˈ)krē¦blā\

Definition of criblé

of an engraving

  1. :  having a background pattern composed of small white dots produced by cribbling the plate — see manière criblée

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Origin and Etymology of criblé

French criblé, masculine, & criblée, feminine, from crible sieve — more at cribble


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