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holograph1

[hol-uh-graf, -grahf, hoh-luh-] /ˈhɒl əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf, ˈhoʊ lə-/
adjective
1.
Also, holographic
[hol-uh-graf-ik, hoh-luh-] /ˌhɒl əˈgræf ɪk, ˌhoʊ lə-/ (Show IPA),
holographical. wholly written by the person in whose name it appears:
a holograph letter.
noun
2.
a holograph writing, as a deed, will, or letter.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Late Latin holographus < Late Greek hológraphos. See holo-, -graph
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British Dictionary definitions for holographical

holograph

/ˈhɒləˌɡræf; -ˌɡrɑːf/
noun
1.
  1. a book or document handwritten by its author; original manuscript; autograph
  2. (as modifier): a holograph document
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Word Origin and History for holographical

holograph

n.

"document written entirely by the person from whom it proceeds," 1620s, from Late Latin holographus, from Greek holographos "written entirely by the same hand," literally "written in full," from holos "whole" (see safe (adj.)) + graphos "written," from graphein "to write" (see -graphy). Modern use, with reference to holograms, is a 1960s back-formation from holography.

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