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graffito

[gruh-fee-toh] /grəˈfi toʊ/
noun, plural graffiti
[gruh-fee-tee] /grəˈfi ti/ (Show IPA)
1.
Archaeology. an ancient drawing or writing scratched on a wall or other surface.
2.
a single example of graffiti.
Origin
see graffiti
Usage note
See graffiti.
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  • On his last visit, he found a graffito on the open face of one such.
Word Origin and History for graffito
n.

singular of graffiti (q.v.).

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