pyrographer

pyrography

[pahy-rog-ruh-fee]
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-vyoor, -grey-vyer] .


Origin:
1875–80, Americanism; pyro- + -graphy

pyrographer, noun
pyrographic [pahy-ruh-graf-ik] , adjective
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pyrography (paɪˈrɒɡrəfɪ)
 
n , 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
 
py'rographer
 
n
 
pyrographic
 
adj

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