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One entry found for graffito.
Main Entry: graf·fi·to
Pronunciation: gra-primarystressfemacront-omacr
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural graffi·ti /-(secondarystress)emacron/
Etymology: Italian, literally, "little scratch," from graffio "scratch," derived from Latin graphium "pointed device for writing on wax tablets," derived from Greek graphein "to write" --related to -GRAM, GRAMMAR, -GRAPH
: a writing or drawing made on a public surface (as a wall or rock)

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