Definition of xylographic in US English:

xylographic

adjective

rare
  • See xylography

    • ‘In order to do a xylographic engraving you need to have a block of wood and the necessary tools: gouges and burins.’
    • ‘Ancillary coverage is given to the editorial techniques used in preparing the Buddhist xylographic canons.’
    • ‘No complete set of either of the xylographic editions seems to have survived the Cultural Revolution, although single volumes still exist in Tibet.’
    • ‘Overleaf is the image of Saint Chistopher and at the end an image of Christ on the cross, both xylographic.’
    • ‘In fact, the maps are made with the xylographic method, but have the esthetic fineness of a copperplate engraving, needed to draw the tiny details found in a geographic map.’

Pronunciation

xylographic

/ˌzaɪləˈɡræfɪk//ˌzīləˈɡrafik/