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Definition of "pyrography" []

  • The process or art of producing designs on wood, leather, or other materials by using heated tools or a fine flame. (noun)
  • A design made by this process. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "pyrography" in a sentence
  • "From naturalism one had passed to domestic pyrography and the the excursionist kodak."
  • "She has 22 strings and lovely handcrafting by Dwayne Glanton, including this lovely pyrography of flowers:"
  • ""What a creative way to show your need for attention." pyrography [1900-05]"