a duplicating device by which written or typed matter is transferred to a glycerin-coated sheet of gelatin, from which many copies can be taken
Origin of hectographGerman hektograph ; from hekto- (; from French hecto-, hecto-) + -graph, -graph
A machine employing a glycerin-coated layer of gelatin in order to make copies of typed or written material.
transitive verbhec·to·graphed, hec·to·graph·ing, hec·to·graphs
To copy by means of a hectograph.