holograph

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noun ho·lo·graph \ˈhō-lə-ˌgraf, ˈhä-\

Definition of holograph

  1. :  a document wholly in the handwriting of its author; also :  the handwriting itself

holograph

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play \ˌhō-lə-ˈgra-fik, ˌhä-\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of holograph

Late Latin holographus, from Late Greek holographos, from Greek hol- + graphein to write — more at carve


First Known Use: circa 1623


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holograph

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noun ho·lo·graph \ˈhō-lə-ˌgraf, ˈhä-\

Legal Definition of holograph

  1. :  a document (as a will or a deed) entirely in the handwriting of the person whose act it purports to be

holographic

\ˌhō-lə-ˈgra-fik, ˌhä-\ play play adjective

Origin and Etymology of holograph

Late Latin holographus, from Late Greek holographos, from Greek holos whole, complete + graphein to write



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