A suffix meaning "drawn, written," specialized in meaning to indicate the instrument rather than the written product of the instrument.
A suffix, from Gk. -graphos "(something) drawn or written, one who draws or writes," from graphein "to draw, write."
A suffix from the stem of negârdan, negâštan "to paint, write," → graph.
An adjective relating to → -graph.
A combining form denoting a process or form of drawing, writing, representing, recording, describing, etc., or an art or science concerned with such a process. Examples: geography; orthography; → photography; → radiography; → selenography; → tomography.