The definition of calligraphy refers to a special, formal style of handwriting.(noun)
The formal writing often used on wedding invitations is an example of calligraphy.
See calligraphy in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Gr kalligraphia < kalligraphos < kallos, beauty + graphein, to write: see graphic
See calligraphy in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: French calligraphie
Origin: , from Greek kalligraphiā, beautiful writing
Origin: : kalli-, beautiful (from kallos, beauty)
Origin: + -graphiā, -graphy.
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