hectograph

noun
hec·​to·​graph | \ ˈhek-tə-ˌgraf How to pronounce hectograph (audio) \

Definition of hectograph

: a machine for making copies of a writing or drawing produced on a gelatin surface

Other Words from hectograph

hectograph transitive verb

First Known Use of hectograph

1880, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hectograph

German Hektograph, from hekto- hect- + -graph -graph

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The first known use of hectograph was in 1880

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“Hectograph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hectograph. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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