cerography


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cerography

(sɪəˈrɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Art Terms) the art of engraving on a waxed plate on which a printing surface is created by electrotyping
cerographic, ˌceroˈgraphical adj
ceˈrographist n

cerography

1. the art or process of writing or engraving on wax.
2. Rare. the art or process of making paintings with colors mixed with beeswax and fixed with heat; encaustic painting. — cerographist, n.cero-graphic, cerographical, adj.
See also: Wax