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xylography (s) (noun), xylographies (pl)
1. Wood-engraving; especially, of an early period or of a primitive kind.
2. A printing from woodblocks as distinct from type: Xylography is the art of printing texts or illustrations, sometimes with color, from blocks of wood, as distinct from arranging pieces of metal with raised letters or characters on their upper surfaces and printing from them as in typography.
This entry is located in the following units: grapho-, graph-, -graph, -graphy, -grapher, -graphia (page 92) xylo-, xyl- + (page 3)
Word Entries containing the term: “xylography
A process of employing photography in the preparation of wood blocks for printing.