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pyrography

[pahy-rog-ruh-fee] /paɪˈrɒg rə fi/
noun, plural pyrographies for 2.
1.
the process of burning designs on wood, leather, etc., with a heated tool.
2.
a design made by this process.
Also called pyrogravure
[pahy-ruh-gruh-vyoo r, -grey-vyer] /ˌpaɪ rə grəˈvyʊər, -ˈgreɪ vyər/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1875-1880
1875-80, Americanism; pyro- + -graphy
Related forms
pyrographer, noun
pyrographic
[pahy-ruh-graf-ik] /ˌpaɪ rəˈgræf ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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pyrography

/paɪˈrɒɡrəfɪ/
noun (pl) -phies
1.
the art or process of burning designs on wood or leather with heated tools or a flame
2.
a design made by this process
Derived Forms
pyrographer, noun
pyrographic (ˌpaɪrəʊˈɡræfɪk) adjective
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