Definition of pyrograph in US English:

pyrograph

noun

  • Originally US. A hand-held tool with an (electrically) heated nib or needle, used to burn designs on wood or similar materials.

verb

  • with object To represent by pyrography; to decorate with a pyrographic design. Usually in pass.

Origin

Late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From pyro- + -graph<br>late 19th century. From pyro- + -graph, after pyrography.