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lithograph

noun [C] uk   /ˈlɪθ.ə.ɡrɑːf/  us   /-oʊ.ɡræf/
a picture printed using a stone or metal block on which an image has been drawn with a thick substance that attracts ink
lithographic
adjective uk   /ˌlɪθ.əˈɡræf.ɪk/  us   /-oʊ-/
lithography
noun [U] uk   /ˌlɪˈθɒɡ.rə.fi/  us   /-ˈθɑː.ɡrə-/
Translations of “lithograph”
in Chinese (Traditional) 平版印刷畫,石版畫…
in Chinese (Simplified) 平版印刷画,石版画…
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