opisthograph

noun opis·tho·graph \ əˈpisthəˌgraf \

Definition of opisthograph

: an ancient manuscript or tablet written or inscribed upon both the back and the front

opisthographic

or opisthographical \-fə̇kəl\ adjective

opisthography

\ˌäpəsˈthägrəfē\ noun, plural -es

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Origin and Etymology of opisthograph

Latin opisthographus written on the back, from Greek opisthographos, from opisth- + -graphos -graph


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