Definition of Anaglypta in English:
noun[mass noun] trademark
A type of thick embossed wallpaper, designed to be painted over: being a natural material, Anaglypta expands on pasting [count noun]: unlike the other Anaglyptas, they have a flat paper backing
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- Lincrusta is made of a linseed oil mixture and Anaglypta is made from cotton pulp.
- It would be hard to find a buyer who would lavish the same degree of attention on the Anaglypta.
- After its debut, Anaglypta was immediately recognized as a superior product by the decorating and finishing trade.
late 19th century: from Latin anaglypta 'work in low relief'.
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