Definition of oleograph in English:

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oleograph

Pronunciation: /ˈəʊlɪəɡrɑːf/

noun

A print textured to resemble an oil painting.
Example sentences
  • It also includes a number of oleographs (prints made to resemble oil paintings).
  • Local art was then being influenced by the lithographs, oleographs and photographs arriving from England.
  • Naturally, art aficionados and collectors are not far behind: the rush is now on for old cinema posters and stills, as it was, and one supposes still is, for this artist's oleographs and prints.

Derivatives

oleographic

Pronunciation: /əʊlɪəˈɡrafɪk/
adjective

oleography

Pronunciation: /əʊlɪˈɒɡrəfi/
noun

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