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chrysograph

chrys·o·graph
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kris-uh-graf, -grahf]
    • /ˈkrɪs əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kris-uh-graf, -grahf]
    • /ˈkrɪs əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/

Definitions of chrysograph word

  • noun chrysograph a manuscript, especially of the Middle Ages, written in gold or gold and silver ink. 1
  • verb with object chrysograph to write with gold ink. 1

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Origin of chrysograph

First appearance:

before 1830
One of the 36% newest English words
First recorded in 1830-40; See origin at chrysography, -graph

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Parts of speech for Chrysograph

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

chrysograph popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 37% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 58% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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