rhyparography

Rhyparography

Rhy`pa*rog"ra*phy\, n. [Gr. ???? painting foul or mean objects; "ryparo`s filthy, dirty + gra`fein to write, paint.] In ancient art, the painting of genre or still-life pictures.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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