gravure

noun gra·vure \ grə-ˈvyu̇r , grā- \

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Origin and Etymology of gravure

French, from graver to cut, engrave, from Old French, to make a line, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German graban to dig, engrave — more at grave


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