serigraph

noun

seri·​graph ˈser-ə-ˌgraf How to pronounce serigraph (audio)
: an original silk-screen color print
serigrapher noun
serigraphy noun

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The movie is almost like a serigraph in black and white that then has another layer of color. Brent Lang, Variety, 17 Dec. 2021 Who Shagged Me, where it is complemented by multi-colored walls and flooring in vibrant primary colors, and an Andy Warhol-esque serigraph of Austin Powers himself. Mary Elizabeth Andriotis, House Beautiful, 10 Feb. 2021 Additional serigraphs include Quoddy Head Lighthouse in Maine and a Swallowtail Butterfly. Courant Community, 17 Apr. 2018 Additional serigraphs include Quoddy Head Lighthouse in Maine and a Swallowtail Butterfly. Courant Community, 17 Apr. 2018 Additional serigraphs include Quoddy Head Lighthouse in Maine and a Swallowtail Butterfly. Courant Community, 17 Apr. 2018 Additional serigraphs include Quoddy Head Lighthouse in Maine and a Swallowtail Butterfly. Courant Community, 17 Apr. 2018 Additional serigraphs include Quoddy Head Lighthouse in Maine and a Swallowtail Butterfly. Courant Community, 17 Apr. 2018 Additional serigraphs include Quoddy Head Lighthouse in Maine and a Swallowtail Butterfly. Courant Community, 17 Apr. 2018 See More

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Word History

Etymology

Latin sericum silk + Greek graphein to write, draw — more at carve

First Known Use

1940, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of serigraph was in 1940

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Cite this Entry

“Serigraph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/serigraph. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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