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chrysography

chry·sog·ra·phy
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kri-sog-ruh-fee]
    • /krɪˈsɒg rə fi/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kri-sog-ruh-fee]
    • /krɪˈsɒg rə fi/

Definitions of chrysography word

  • noun chrysography the art of writing in ink made of powdered gold suspended in a small amount of glair or gum. 1
  • noun chrysography the gold writing produced by this art. 1
  • noun chrysography The use of gold lettering in manuscripts. 0

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Origin of chrysography

First appearance:

before 1850
One of the 32% newest English words
From the Greek word chrȳsographía, dating back to 1850-55. See chryso-, -graphy

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Parts of speech for Chrysography

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

chrysography 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 53% 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.

chrysography usage trend in Literature

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