opisthography

Related to opisthography: opisthograph

opisthography

(ˌɒpɪsˈθɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Historical Terms) the practice of writing on the front and back of a parchment or papyrus
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opisthography

1. the practice of writing on both sides of the object used as a surface, as papyrus or stone.
2. the writing done in this fashion. — opisthography, n.
See also: Writing
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